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As mentioned in the Introduction section, the Seveso Directive III on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances came into authority in In Table the three versions of the Seveso Directive, and a amendment on the second Directive, are listed and the evolution in their development is characterized with.

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Directive /18/EU or Seveso III Directive (full title: Directive /18/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July on the control of major-accident hazards involving dangerous substances, amending and subsequently repealing Council Directive 96/82/EC Text with EEA relevance) is a European Union directive aimed at controlling major chemical accident hazards.

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