Meaning of Hazchem in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhazkɛm/


as modifier
  • Denoting a system of labelling hazardous chemicals, especially during transportation.

    ‘Applicants must have a driver's licence, preferably with Hazchem licence, but full training will be given.’
    • ‘The company is a member of the first network to offer a next day delivery service for Hazchem consignments.’
    • ‘The Hazchem First Responders kit is mainly used to clean up and contain spills.’
    • ‘The Hazchem Network is suited to handle problematical products such as packaged liquids and fragile goods.’


1970s from hazardous chemical.