Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012

Version of section 6 from 2013-03-14 to 2016-12-22:


Marginal note:Toxic substance — Schedule 2

  •  (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (4) and sections 7 and 9, a person must not manufacture, use, sell, offer for sale or import a toxic substance set out in column 1 of Part 1, 2 or 3 of Schedule 2 or a product containing it unless the toxic substance is incidentally present.

  • Marginal note:Permitted activities — Schedule 2

    (2) The prohibition to manufacture, use, sell, offer for sale or import a toxic substance set out in column 1 of Part 1, 2 or 3 of Schedule 2 or a product containing it does not apply if

    • (a) the toxic substance set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 or a product containing it, other than a substance or product set out in item 3 or 4, is designed for a use set out in column 2;

    • (b) the toxic substance set out in column 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 2 or a product containing it is designed for a use set out in column 2 and that activity occurs before the date set out in column 3; or

    • (c) a product set out in column 2 of Part 3 of Schedule 2 containing the toxic substance set out in column 1 in a concentration less than or equal to that set out in column 3 including any incidental presence of the substance.

  • Marginal note:Exception — incidental presence

    (3) For greater certainty, the exception of the incidental presence referred to in subsection (1) does not apply in the case of a product described in paragraph (2)(c).

  • Marginal note:Exception — permitted use

    (4) The prohibition to use a product that contains a toxic substance set out in column 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 does not apply to a product set out in item 3 or 4 of column 2.

  • Marginal note:Exception — personal use

    (5) Subsection (1) does not apply to the use or import of a product containing a toxic substance set out in item 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 2, if the product is used or intended to be used for a personal use.

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