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Commission Directive 2001/59/EC adapting to technical progress for the 28th time Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2001
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 225, 21 August 2001, pp. 1-333.
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous substances Classification/declassification Packaging/labelling
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

This Directive updates to technical progress certain provisions in Directive 67/548/EEC concerning the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances. The amendments concern in particular the following: 1) Tables A and B of Annex I, which contains a list of dangerous substances, together with particulars of the classification and labelling of each substance; 2) Annexes II, III, IV and VI which are replaced in order to include the Swedish and Finnish versions and technical corrections to certain language versions; 3) Annex V, which lays down the methods for the determination of the physicochemical properties, toxicity and ecotoxicity of substances and preparations.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

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Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1967

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX