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Chemicals at work: a new labelling system

Chemicals at work: a new labelling system

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Over the next few years, new legislation known as the CLP regulation is changing how chemical products are classified to identify hazards, and how this information is communicated on labels and safety data sheets (SDSs). This document is intended to provide practical guidance to employers and workers on how the directly acting CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures).
Over the next few years, new legislation known as the CLP regulation is changing how chemical products are classified to identify hazards, and how this information is communicated on labels and safety data sheets (SDSs). This document is intended to provide practical guidance to employers and workers on how the directly acting CLP regulation (Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures).

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Published by: Joaquín Vicente Ramos Rodríguez on Aug 18, 2013
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Chemicals at work –a new labelling system
Guidance to help employers andworkers to manage the transitionto the new classification, labellingand packaging system
Social Europe
 
This publication is supported by the European Union programme for employment and social solidarity – Progress (2007–13).This programme is implemented by the European Commission. It was established to financially support the implementation of the objectives of the European Union in the employment, social affairs and equal opportunities area, and thereby contribute tothe achievement of the Europe 2020 strategy goals in these fields.The 7-year programme targets all stakeholders who can help shape the development of appropriate and effectiveemployment and social legislation and policies, across the EU-27, EFTA–EEA and EU candidate and pre-candidate countries.For more information see:http://ec.europa.eu/progress
 
Chemicals at work –a new labelling system
Guidance to help employers and workersto manage the transition to the newclassiication, labelling and packaging system
European Commission
Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and InclusionUnit B3Manuscript completed in February 2013

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