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Priority Substances in Water Directive : The Irish Presidency secured approval

The Priority Substances in Water Directive controls emissions, losses and discharges of so-called ‘priority substances’ to water by establishing environmental quality standards (EQSs) for them in water and requiring monitoring programmes.  The substances concerned include chemicals, certain metals, biocides, plant protection products and dioxins. For substances classified as priority hazardous substances, the legislation requires their...

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ADR Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road A Guide for Business

Dangerous goods are substances and articles which have been identified as hazardous for transport and present a risk to people, property and the environment. The ADR Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road A Guide For Business has been arranged to provide a comprehensive summary of the legal provisions of the ADR (European Agreement Concerning the International...

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Chemical Hazards: New chemicals information sheets

New information sheets, entitled “Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories” and“Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Warehouses & Drumstores” have been developed to provide guidance on the safe management of stored chemicals with hazardous properties such as toxic, flammable, corrosive, etc. The information sheets Advise on how such chemicals should be appropriately segregated according to hazard...

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