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European Communities (Classification, Packaging, Labelling and Notification of Dangerous Substances) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 393 of 2000).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2000
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Pollution control Hazardous substances Classification/declassification
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Atlantic, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These consolidated Regulations implement, among other EC legislation, Council Directive 92/32/EEC. The aim of the Regulations is to protect man and the environment from the harmful effects of both new substances and existing dangerous substances. The Regulations apply to all substances which are intended to be placed on the market either on their own or in a preparation with exceptions for certain categories of substances such as medicinal, cosmetic, pesticide, waste, etc., products which are covered by other Directives. They require each manufacturer, importer or other person proposing to place any new chemical on the market for the first time to submit to the competent authority a notification dossier containing details of tests to which the substance has been subjected and the proposed classification and labelling of the substance. The Regulations also require suppliers to put warning labels on containers for dangerous substances and to ensure that the containers are properly designed, constructed and secured to prevent spillage or seepage during normal use.

Full text
English
Website
www.ucc.iesis.htm

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 92/32/EEC amending for the seventh time Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1992

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

European Communities (Classification, Packaging, Labelling and Notification of Dangerous Substances) Regulations, 2003 (S.I. No. 116 of 2003).

Legislation | Ireland | 2003

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Classification/declassification, Access-to-information, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX