Questions and Answers

ADR derogations

14 February 2019

I am involved with the transport of dangerous goods by road, and aware of ADR exemptions for example the small load exemption, limited quantities, etc. A colleague of mine mentioned some UK specific derogations, what are they and where can I find them?

CLP pictograms on pre-printed labels

30 January 2019

On pre-printed labels, can CLP pictograms be left blank or do they have to be blacked out?

Labelling a liquid that has a primary and secondary hazard for transport

17 January 2019

I need to transport a liquid that has a primary and secondary hazard. How do I label this for transport? It is class 3 with a subsidiary class 8.

Controlling legionella in unused building

16 January 2019

One of our properties is to be temporarily mothballed. I have been asked whether or not we are required to continue with the current legionella risk control measures while the building is mothballed. What is the situation on this?

Labelling a two-part product

19 December 2018

If I have a two-part product, do I need to have two labels or will one suffice?

Harmonised classification differs from REACH registration classification

14 December 2018

What should I do if the harmonised classification differs from the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals (REACH) registration classification?

EUH statements

29 November 2018

Do mixtures that are classified only for European Hazard (EUH) statements need to be notified to poison centres?

Child-resistant fastenings

22 November 2018

When must child-resistant fastenings be used on our products?

ADR licence requirements when transporting diesel

16 November 2018

Do I need to have a European Agreement concerning International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) licence to transport diesel?

COSHH and waste categories

13 November 2018

I am currently drawing up a Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) assessment for our workplace. Which categories of waste are regarded as “hazardous to health” for the purposes of COSHH? Is it just those wastes that require a hazardous waste consignment note?