Decision tool – Work out your environment exposure band
This decision tool is related to step 5.3 of the process to categorise your chemical introduction.
Optional: If you’d like to save or print your completed decision tool for your own records, click on ‘Chemical identity’ before Question 1 and enter your chemical’s name or CAS number. Note that a copy of a completed decision tool is not sufficient to meet your record-keeping obligations. To save as a PDF, select the print option in your browser and choose ‘Save as PDF’ or ‘Microsoft Print to PDF’. For Safari users, click 'File' and 'Export to PDF'.
Who should use this?
This decision tool will help you work out if your environment exposure band (EEB) is 1, 2, 3 or 4. There are 1‐3 questions depending on your circumstances. This tool refers to the Industrial Chemicals General Rules.
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What you need to know
Information about the following hazard characteristics for your chemical:
- if your introduction involves a designated kind of release into the environment
- your chemical's environment categorisation volume (ECV)