New System of Designation of Dangerous Properties of Chemicals

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J. Horák

Department of Organic Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague


The differences between the older (ending) system of designation of dangerous properties of chemicals and the new system introduced by the Directive CLP (ES 1272/2008) are explained. The differences in definitions of dangerous groups of chemicals and the differences between the system using the R-phrases and S-phrases (the ending system) and system using H- phrases, EUH phrases and P-phrases (the new system) are briefly explained and discussed.


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