Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012

Version of section 3 from 2013-03-14 to 2016-12-22:


Marginal note:Non-application — use

  •  (1) These Regulations, except for subsections (2) to (4), do not apply to any toxic substance or to any product containing it that is to be used in a laboratory for analysis, in scientific research or as a laboratory analytical standard.

  • Marginal note:Information to Minister — more than 10 g

    (2) Every person must submit to the Minister in any calendar year the information set out in Schedule 3 for each toxic substance or a product containing it that they intend to use for a purpose referred to in subsection (1) as soon as feasible before the use of more than 10 g of the substance in that calendar year. The information must be submitted only once in a calendar year in respect of each substance or product.

  • Marginal note:On-going use

    (3) Any person that, on the day on which these Regulations come into force, is using a toxic substance or product referred to in subsection (1) for a purpose referred to in that subsection must, if the quantity of the toxic substance used, by itself or in a product, exceeded 10 g in the calendar year of the coming into force of these Regulations, submit to the Minister, within 60 days after the day on which these Regulations come into force, the information referred to in Schedule 3. The information must be submitted only once in a calendar year in respect of each substance or product.

  • Marginal note:Addition of substance

    (4) If, after the coming into force of these Regulations, a toxic substance is added to Schedule 1 or 2, any person that, on the day on which the Regulations adding the toxic substance come into force, is using the toxic substance or a product containing it for a purpose referred to in subsection (1) must, if the quantity of the toxic substance used, by itself or in a product, exceeded 10 g in the calendar year of the coming into force of the Regulations adding the toxic substance, submit to the Minister, within 60 days after the day on which those Regulations come into force, the information referred to in Schedule 3. The information must be submitted only once in a calendar year in respect of each substance or product.

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