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Use chemicals? These tools will help you
Companies who register chemicals
Use map package
This package consists of 4 templates which provide information on how chemicals are generally used in a sector. This information can help registrants to characterise the risks of their substances and provide appropriate safety advice.
What the chemicals are used for
The ‘Use maps’ show the most common uses of chemicals in a particular sector. Check out the use map for your sector to make life easier when informing your suppliers about what you and your customers use their chemical for. If there isn’t one for your sector, or if your uses are not covered, have a word with your sector organisation.
How your product gets into the environment
Your product may get into the environment during its life cycle. Your supplier needs to know about this, so that they can assess the safety and make sure that the advice they give is appropriate for those uses.
How workers use your product
How consumers use your product
Companies who use chemicals
Extended safety data sheets
Safety data sheets and exposure scenarios are there to help employers, site managers and product safety managers to ensure the safe use of chemicals and to protect the environment from their toxic effects.
How to use a chemical safely
Standard phrases you can use
Understanding safety data sheets
Finding the most hazardous ingredients in your mixture
If you produce mixtures, you need to know how people are exposed to them, and which of the ingredients are the most hazardous in terms of inhalation, contact with the skin, ingestion and for the environment. Then you can advise your customers how to use the mixture as a whole safely. This methodology helps you to work it out.
Advice on using mixtures safely