Aimed at those dealing with hazardous chemicals, this modular online course gives an overview of the new European regulation on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of hazardous materials (CLP).
Introduction to CLP
- Overview of the GHS – what it is and why it has been introduced
- The relationship between the GHS and CLP
- Differences between the outgoing DSD/DPD (CHIP in the UK) and the new CLP
- Timetable for the implementation of CLP labelling
Classification under CLP – Physical Hazards
- Classification methods for physical hazards including gases under pressure, chemically unstable gases, aerosols, flammable gases, liquids and solids, oxidising gases, liquids and solids, organic peroxides, corrosive to metals
Classification under CLP – Health Hazards
- Classification methods for health hazards including acute toxicity, skin corrosion/irritation, eye damage/irritation, skin and respiratory sensitisation, carcinogenicity, mutagenicity, reproductive toxicity, systemic target organ toxicity, and aspiration.
Classification under CLP – Environmental Hazards
- Classification methods for environmental hazards including acute aquatic toxicity, chronic aquatic toxicity gases and hazardous to the ozone layer.
Labelling in accordance with CLP regulation
- Required label elements
- Precedence rules
- Selection of precautionary statements