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Environment hazard characteristic

of an industrial chemical, means a hazard characteristic, of the industrial chemical, that is mentioned in the table in clause 4 of Schedule 1. (General Rules)


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A chemical has an environmental hazard characteristic if it can cause damage, harm or adverse effects to the environment. 

See step 5.4 of the Categorisation Guide which includes information about human health hazard characteristics by hazard band:

Environment hazard band D hazard characteristics

Environment hazard band C hazard characteristics

Environment hazard band B hazard characteristics

Environment hazard band A hazard characteristics

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