HSE – Acetylene Cylinders – Asbestos Exemption Certificate

The Registration Evaluation Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Article 67 (1) and Annex XVII Entry 6, prohibits the placing on the market of articles to which asbestos fibres have been intentionally added.

The HSE have published an Exemption Certificate for Acetylene Cylinders which contain an asbestos mass.

Further information is available on the HSE website.

A copy is attached and available to download.

The Exemption Certificates is subject to a number of conditions that must be complied with.

There is also a FAQ section on the HSE website.


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