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Health and Safety - The Control of Pesticides (Amendment) Regulations 1997 [United Kingdom]
These modifications of the 1986 Regulations (already modified in 1990 and 1994) came into force on 31 Jan. 1997. Contents: definitions; scope (all pesticides and similar substances, with a detailed list of exceptions); need for ministerial consent to the advertising, sale, supply, storage and use of pesticides; conditions for the seizure and disposal of pesticides; release of information to the public. In schedules: conditions relating to the giving of consent.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O.Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1997. 14p. Price: GBP 3,20.
Pesticides - The Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in Great Britain various directives of the European Communities relating to plant protection products, of which 91/414/EEC (variously modified) is the most important. The sale of plant protection products is tied to an authorization system, whose rules have been made uniform within the European Economic Area (EEA). The inclusion of active substances (i.e. plant protection products) which were already on the market on 26 July 1993 are subject to a rolling review programme and they may be placed on the market until they are reviewed. Authorizations may also be granted for short periods in the event of an emergency or for purposes of testing. Provisions are made for data protection and confidentiality safeguards, as well as for the sharing of information between applicants and holders of previous authorizations of the same products in order to avoid duplication of animal tests. Requirements for labelling and packaging are stated. The Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 1994 (see CIS 95-23) shall not apply to products approved under these Regulations. In annex: information that may not be treated as confidential by the authorities from which authorization is requested; labelling requirements (in detail).
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 22p. Price: GBP 4.15.
Health and Safety - The Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (effective, for most provisions: 6 Oct. 1986; all provisions: 1 Jan. 1988) were issued in accordance with the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985. Contents: scope and definitions; role of various Ministries in regulating and supervising pesticide use (including power of confiscation and duty to inform the public). In annex: conditions for the supply, storage, sale and advertising of pesticides.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O.Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1986. 11p.
Health and Safety Executive
A guide to the Poisonous Substances in Agriculture Regulations 1984
This guide provides an explanation of the 1984 regulations for the safe use of pesticides in agriculture in the United Kingdom. Coverage: scope; requirements (protective clothing, greenhouses and livestock houses, repiar of apparatus, keeping of registers, hours of work, notification of sickness and absence, training and supervision, age limits, exemption certificates); use of pesticides in greenhouses and livestock houses; medical matters and hygiene (poisoning symptoms, first aid measures, medical supervision, cumulative effects of poisons, washing facilities); general precautions (safe handling, following instructions, working conditions, chemical storage, etc.). The full text of the regulations, including a list of specified substances, is given in the appendix.
HM Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, 1985. 59p. Illus. Price: ú4.20.
Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) Act, 1952 [United Kingdom]
Law establishing the framework for the issuing of regulations concerning poisonous substances used in agriculture. Contents: protection of employees against risks of poisoning; duties of employees; inspectors; offences and penalties; provisions of samples. Substances to which this Law applies are: dinitrophenols and their salts; dinitro-substituted phenols and their salts; organophosphorus compounds; other substances judged dangerous by the authorities.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1952. 10p. Price: GBP 1.25.