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Document ID (ISN)100451
CIS number 02-1035
ISSN - Serial title Statutory Regulations (New Zealand)
Year 2001
Convention or series no. New Zealand Statutory Regulations 2001/112
Title Hazardous Substances (Minimum Degrees of Hazard) Regulations 2001 [New Zealand]
Bibliographic information 2001, Vol.2, p.675-699.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract These Regulations, coming into force on 2 July 2001, were adopted under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (see CIS 96-1931). They prescribe, for each intrinsic property of hazardous substances, the minimum degrees of hazard that must be met before a substance is considered hazardous for purposes of the Act. Contents: definitions; substances not considered hazardous (medicines, food); minimum degrees of hazard for different properties. In schedules: minimum degrees of hazard classified by criteria - explosive properties; flammable properties; oxidizing properties; toxic properties; corrosive properties; ecotoxic properties.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; hazard criteria; classification; hazard evaluation; New Zealand
Descriptors (secondary) corrosive substances; explosive substances; flammable substances; law; toxic substances; atmospheric pollution; oxidizing substances
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation