SIA Guidance Notes
The work of the SIA’s Technical Committee is often published as Guidance Notes, relating to topics important to our members and solvents end-users. These incorporate guidance associated with amendments to existing legislation, or the introduction of new regulatory compliance.
Our comprehensive Guidance Notes are available free of charge, and can be downloaded via the links below.
Please note that a number of SIA Guidance Notes are currently under review and have been temporarily withdrawn prior to re-issue.
Can’t find what you’re looking for? Further guidance is available through our colleagues in the European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) via the link below;
Guidance Note 66: UK REACH Summary Document 2021
Guidance Note 65: Safe Handling and Use of Alcohol-based Sanitisers
Guidance Note 64: Safe Sampling of Solvents
Guidance Note 61: Summary Document – Handling of Solvents in Small Packages
Guidance Note 62: PPE Selection for Working in Flammable Areas
Guidance Note 63: Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Procedures for Handling Solvents and Flammable Liquids
Guidance Note 53: Denatured Alcohols
Guidance Note 52: Assessment of Customer Bulk Facilities – Revised 2020
Guidance Note 51: Selection of IBCs for Handling Hydrocarbon and Oxygenated Solvents
Guidance Note 27: Vapour Return on Road Tankers
Guidance Note 43: Portable Tanks Used for Storage of Flammable Solvents
Guidance Note 47: Flammable Solvents & the Hazard of Static Electricity
Guidance Note 55: Overview of the Classification, Labelling, & Packaging (CLP) System with respect to the Globally Harmonised System (GHS)
Guidance Note 57: Confined Space Entry
Guidance Note 56: % Fill of Packages
Guidance Note 58: Hot Work
Guidance Note 60: Safe Handling of Flexible Hoses and Connections in the Solvents Industry