Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2002/1689
(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002 and shall come into force on 24th July 2002.(2) These Regulations shall not extend to Northern Ireland.(1) In these Regulations,—subject to paragraph (3) , the package in which a dangerous substance, dangerous preparation or preparation specified in regulation 5(3) is supplied, including the receptacle containing the dangerous substance or preparation in question; ora pallet or other device which enables more than one receptacle to be handled as a unit,(3) In the case of supply by way of retail sale, a package does not include any paper or plastic bag or other form of outer wrapping in which the package is placed when it is presented to the purchaser.in the case of a liquid, the volume in litres of that liquid,in the case of a compressed gas, the volume in litres of the receptacle containing that gas, andin the case of a compressed gas dissolved in a solvent, liquefied gas or solid, the same number of kilograms of that gas or solid; andfor the purposes of aggregation, one kilogram of a solid shall be deemed to be equivalent to one litre of liquid or gas.a risk phrase may be designated by the letter “R” followed by a distinguishing number or combination of numbers; anda safety phrase may be designated by the letter “S” followed by a distinguishing number or combination of numbers.a numbered regulation or Schedule is a reference to the regulation or Schedule in these Regulations so numbered;a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph so numbered in the regulation or Schedule in which that reference occurs; anda lettered sub-paragraph is a reference to the sub-paragraph so lettered in the paragraph in which that reference appears.(1) Subject to paragraphs (3) to (8) , these Regulations shall apply to any dangerous substance or dangerous preparation.regulation 5, except paragraph (1) , shall apply to the preparations specified in paragraph (3) of that regulation;regulation 7 and paragraphs (2) and (4) to (6) of regulation 11 shall apply to the preparations specified in paragraph (3) of regulation 11;paragraphs (1) and (2) of regulation 9 shall apply to a preparation to which section B or C of Part II of Schedule 5 applies; andparagraphs (4) and (5) of regulation 8 shall apply to a substance or preparation specified in those paragraphs.intended for use as a medicinal product within the meaning of section 130 of the Medicines Act 1968 specified in an order made under section 104 or 105 of the Medicines Act 1968 which is for the time being in force and which directs that specified provisions of that Act shall have effect in relation to that dangerous substance or dangerous preparation as such provisions have effect in relation to medicinal products within the meaning of that Act;a controlled drug within the meaning of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 a cosmetic product within the meaning of the Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 1996 in the form of waste to which the Waste Management Licensing Regulations 1994 intended for use as food within the meaning of section 1 of the Food Safety Act 1990 intended for use as an animal feeding stuff within the meaning of section 66(1) of the Agriculture Act 1970 radioactive substances or preparations containing radioactive substances; ora medical device within the meaning of the Medical Devices Regulations 2002 a substance or preparation which is a sample taken by an authority responsible for the enforcement of any requirement imposed by or under any enactment;a substance or preparation which is under customs control;subject to Council Regulation EC 2455/92 on the export notification and information exchange of dangerous substances, a substance or preparation which is intended for export to a country which is not an EEA State; ora substance to which paragraph (7) of regulation 6 of the NONS Regulations applies (including new substances not yet fully tested) which is labelled in accordance with the provisions of that paragraph;(5) Regulations 7 to 11 shall only apply to dangerous substances, dangerous preparations or preparations specified in regulation 5(3) which are supplied in packages.(6) Regulations 7 to 11 shall not apply to munitions and explosives which are placed on the market with a view to obtaining an explosive or pyrotechnic effect.(7) Regulation 6 shall not apply to a plant protection product approved under the Plant Protection Products Regulations or to a product approved

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