Hazardous Substances

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Croner-i Hazardous Substances provides comprehensive information and a full range of practical resources to help with the day-to-day management of handling, transporting and placing on the market hazardous and dangerous substances.

The service contains over 140 topics including guidance on REACH, GHS, CLP, COSHH, Poison Centres, Brexit and chemical regulations, asbestos, emergency planning, noise, waste, fire, lithium batteries and more.

Updated daily and including official guidance from the HSE alongside a searchable database of over 110,000 substances, subscribers receive weekly eAlerts and access to experts via our telephone advice line service to ensure legal compliance.

To learn more or book a demo, you can speak to one of our experts: 0808 169 9916

Supply and transport legislation


The REACH deadline may have passed but REACH isn't over yet. There is still lots to do! Find out about authorisations, data updates, chemical exposure, hazard assessment, evaluation and scope and substitution strategies.

Supply of Chemicals

If you are supplying chemicals, no matter what your role is in the supply chain, there are obligations you must adhere to. Find out about CLP classification, export and import of dangerous chemicals and poison centres.

Transport of Dangerous Goods

Transporting dangerous goods? Find out how to do so safely here. Includes transport and storage of dangerous goods, dangerous goods safety advisors (DGSA) and security.

Chemical, physical and biological hazards

Hazards – Chemical

Dealing with chemicals? All you need to know about the classification systems and chemical hazards including GHS, CLP, chemical hazards training, corrosives, flammable substances, gases, oxidising agents and organic peroxides, toxic substances, sites containing dangerous goods, storage and transport.

Hazards – Physical

Provides in depth detail on physical hazards of asbestos, cryogenic substances, dust, ionising radiation, man-made fibres, nanoparticles and noise.

Hazards – Biological

An introduction to biological hazards, biological monitoring, biological organisms, decontamination and disposal, handling biological hazards, chemical biological, radiological or nuclear incidents and security.

Protecting workers, the environment and waste

Occupational Exposure

Preventing exposure is fundamental in the workplace. Find out more about occupational exposure limits, asbestos related diseases, health surveillance, health records, occupational asthma and dermatitis and smoking at work.

Chemicals and the Environment

Wide ranging area including characterisation of risks to the environment, biocides, contaminated land, IPPC, control of emissions, oil storage, pollution factors, PBTs and POPS, PCBs and PCTs, volatile Organic Compounds and endocrine disrupters.


There are strict rules and regulations concerning waste. Find out all the requirements for hazardous waste, packaging, batteries, ELV, export & import, incineration, recycling, waste definitions, sewage sludge treatment, waste duty of care, WEEE and waste treatment options.

Reporting and controls

Accidents and Disease Reporting

Find out everything you need to know about accident investigation and reporting, reportable diseases, emergency management, first aid and general medical advice.

Systems of Control

Risk assessment highlighted a lack of controls? This section covers all you need to know about ventilation, COSHH, DSEAR, COMAH, monitoring exposure, pressure systems, hazard assessment and identification.


Time to redo your fire risk assessments and consider detection and alarm systems, emergency procedures and fire-fighting equipment?

Reference Articles

Emergency First Aid Guide

Charts that provide a list of the symptoms and the first aid required following exposure with more in-depth information on first aid treatments.

Emergency Spillage Guide

Charts that provide a description of the appropriate action to be taken in the event of a spillage with more in-depth information on treating chemical spills.

Law and Guidance

Content to help you research legislation and guidance.

Tools and Documents


Model documents for you to use.

Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions and model answers.

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