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GB 18218-2018 Identification of Major Hazard Installations for Hazardous Chemicals
Local Title:
GB18218-2018 危险化学品重大危险源辨识
Country/Region:
China
Competent Authority:
Standardization Administration of China;  State Administration for Market Regulation
Type:
Standard
Status:
In force
Release Date:
2018-11-19
Implementation Date:
2019-03-01
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Summary

In place of the former GB 18218-2009, the compulsory standard GB 18218-2018 specifies the technical basis and methods in identifying major hazard installations for hazardous chemicals.
The main differences between this standard and GB 18218-2009 are as follows:
- It is specified that the standard does not apply to the off-site transport of hazardous chemicals (see 1 [d] in this standard, and 1 [d] in GB 18218-2009);
- The definitions of hazardous chemicals and major hazard installations for hazardous chemicals are modified (see 3.1 and 3.4 in this standard, and 3.1 and 3.4 in GB 18218-2009); - The definition of mixtures is added (see 3.7 in this standard);
- The classification of major hazard installations is modified and involves two types, namely product unit and storage unit (see 4.1.1 in this standard, and 4.1.1 in GB 18218-2009); - The names of some hazardous chemicals are modified (see Table 1 in this standard, and Table 1 in GB 18218-2009);
- The classification methodology of hazardous chemicals is modified (see 4.1.2 in this standard, and 4.1.2 in GB 18218-2009);
- The methodology of determining the actual quantity of hazardous chemicals is added (see 4.2.2 in this standard);
- The requirements on identification of mixtures is added (see 4.2.3 in this standard);
- The methodology of grading major hazard installations is added (see 4.3 in this standard).

History
2018-11-19
GB 18218-2018 Identification of Major Hazard Installations for Hazardous Chemicals
In force
Release Date: 2018-11-19
Implementation Date : 2019-03-01
2009-03-31
Invalid
Release Date: 2009-03-31
Implementation Date : 2009-12-01
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