GeSi³-Lexicon

Ban of joint storage

When different substances are stored together, their characteristics can increase the risk. According to technical rules for hazardous substances (TRGS) 510, this must not occur in practice. For this reason, such substances may not be stored together.

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Biological limits

The biological limit describes up to which toxicologically, occupational medicine derived concentration of a substance, its metabolite or a stress indicator in the corresponding biological material the health of employees is generally not impaired.

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CLP

The CLP-regulation, or regulation EC No. 1272/2008, is the legal European implementation of the GHS and means classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures.

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EuPhraC

The European Phrase Catalogue (EuPhraC) is a standard phrase catalogue. It contains words and phrases as templates for safety data sheets.

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GHS

The globalized harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS) describes the intention to create a globally valid system for identifying and informing about hazards caused by chemicals.

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Harmonized classification

Annex VI of the CLP regulation contains a list of hazardous substances with their classification and labelling. Substances included in this list belong to the legal classification or harmonized classification.

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Hazard and impact catalogue

According to §§5 and 6 of the German occupational safety act, the employer is obliged to identify and document hazards during activities or at the workplace and the occupational safety measures derived from them.

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Hazardous substances

All substances, mixtures and products whose physical-chemical, chemical or toxic characteristics may endanger the health and safety of employees are considered hazardous substances.

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Legal classification

Annex VI of the CLP regulation contains a list of hazardous substances with their classification and labelling. Substances included in this list belong to the legal classification or harmonized classification.

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Occupational exposure limits

The occupational exposure limits describe the average concentration of a substance in the air at an average working time over a given reference period up to which no acute or chronically harmful effects on the health of employees are to be expected.

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