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Name: Regulations relating to the Compilation and Distribution of Safety Data Sheets for Dangerous Chemicals, 1997 (as amended).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997-12-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Norsk Lovidend, 1997, Part I, No. 27
ISN: NOR-1997-R-68759
Bibliography: Norsk Lovidend, 1997, Part I, No. 27
English translation (as amended up to 16 July 2002), 2003-03, Directorate of Labour Inspection, Norway
Abstract/Citation: Provides for compilation and distribution of safety data sheets for chemicals that may represent health, fire, explosion (civilian and military uses) or environmental hazard (dangerous chemicals) and that are intended for professional use. Comprises 4 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-3) defines scope of regulations, and provides for responsibilities and definitions. Part 2 (s. 4-6) regulates format and content of safety data sheet. Part 3 (s. 7-9) makes provision for exemptions, control, coercive fines and penal measures. Part 4 (s. 10) contains transitional provisions.

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