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[as modifier] Denoting a system of labelling hazardous chemicals, especially during transportation.
- ‘The Hazchem First Responders kit is mainly used to clean up and contain spills.’
- ‘The company is a member of the first network to offer a next day delivery service for Hazchem consignments.’
- ‘Applicants must have a driver's licence, preferably with Hazchem licence, but full training will be given.’
- ‘The Hazchem Network is suited to handle problematical products such as packaged liquids and fragile goods.’
1970s: from hazardous chemical.
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