This paper reviews the issues that surround the implementation of the CHIP 3 chemicals packaging regulations.
This useful discussion document deals with issues relevant to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and reviews why they are required, relevant CHIP legislation, who should produce them, and what data they should include.
The guide covers the need for water itself, common impurities found and the main problems caused by the use of water including bio-fouling, metallic corrosion and scale formation.
The use of chlorine gas as a disinfectant for swimming pool water caused several problems and the UK’s Department of the Environment recommended that this use should cease by January 1985. In its place a variety of water treatment methods were introduced.