SS 286 - 3:1984

Caution labelling for hazardous substances - HAZCHEM emergency action code (Replaced by SS 586 series)


Explains the HAZCHEM system commonly used for conveying information to emergency services in connection with the transport and handling of hazardous substances. The system provides for correct immediate response action in the event of fire or spillage so as to minimize the hazards to people and the local environment.


Replaced by SS 586 : Parts 1 to 3 : 2008.

General Information

Status Withdrawn - 05 Sep 2008
Edition 1984
No. of Pages 12
ICS Classification 13.300 Protection against dangerous goods
Committee Chemical Standards Committee
Available for Purchase unknown