Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004

  • revoked
  • Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004: revoked, on 1 December 2017, pursuant to regulation 4(1) of the Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

Reprint as at 1 December 2017

Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004

(SR 2004/45)

Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004: revoked, on 1 December 2017, pursuant to regulation 4(1) of the Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this eprint. See the notes at the end of this eprint for further details.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry for the Environment.

Pursuant to section 76(1)(b) of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council (given on the recommendation of the Minister for the Environment made in compliance with section 141(1) of that Act), makes the following regulations.

1 Title

(1)

These regulations are the Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004.

(2)

In these regulations, the Hazardous Substances (Identification) Regulations 20011 are called “the principal regulations”.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 26 March 2004.

3 Interpretation

(1)

Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking the definition of category, and substituting the following definition:

category means a category under the classification system described in regulation 4 of the Hazardous Substances (Classification) Regulations 2001

(2)

Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the definition of category, the following definition:

class means a class under the classification system described in regulation 4 of the Hazardous Substances (Classification) Regulations 2001

(3)

Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking the definition of hazard classification, and substituting the following definition:

hazard classification means a classification under the classification system described in regulation 4 of the Hazardous Substances (Classification) Regulations 2001

(4)

Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking the definition of subclass, and substituting the following definition:

subclass means a subclass under the classification system described in regulation 4 of the Hazardous Substances (Classification) Regulations 2001

4 Exclusion for substances used for motive power or control of vehicle, aircraft, or ship

Regulation 4(1) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words “and is contained”, the word “in”.

5 Identification duties of suppliers

Regulation 6(b) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words “to a class”, the words “or subclass”.

6 Identification duties of persons in charge

Regulation 7(b) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words “to a class”, the words “or subclass”.

7 Secondary identifiers for all hazardous substances

Regulation 18(c) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words “of a different class”, the words “or subclass”.

8 Secondary identifiers for organic peroxides

Regulation 23(e) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression “107”, and substituting the expression “110”.

9 Alternative information in certain cases

Regulation 29(1)(a) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words “regulation 8(1) or regulation 18”, and substituting the words “regulations 8 to 14 and regulations 19 to 25”.

10 Substances in multiple packaging

Regulation 30(2)(d) of the principal regulations is amended by inserting, after the words “the relevant class”, the words “or subclass”.

11 Documentation duties of suppliers

Regulation 37(b)(i) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression “16 to 19”, and substituting the expression “39 to 48”.

12 Documentation duties of persons in charge of places of work

(1)

Regulation 38 of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression “3.1D, 5.2G, 6.1E, 6.3A, 6.4A, 9.1D, or 9.2D” wherever it occurs, and substituting in each case the expression “3.1D, 5.2G, 6.1E, 6.3A, 6.3B, 6.4A, 9.1D, or 9.2D”.

(2)

Regulation 38(2)(b) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the words “hazard classification”, and substituting the words “class or subclass”.

13 General content requirements for documentation

Regulation 39(5) of the principal regulations is amended by omitting the expression “regulation 26(1)”, and substituting the expression “regulation 26”.

14 Signage requirements

Regulation 52(1)(c) of the principal regulations is revoked.

15 Advertising corrosive and toxic substances

Regulation 53 of the principal regulations is amended by revoking subclause (1), and substituting the following subclause:

(1)

Subclause (2) applies to a substance if it is—

(a)

a class 8.2 skin corrosive substance; or

(b)

a class 8.3 eye corrosive substance; or

(c)

a class 6.1 acutely toxic substance.

16 New Schedules 2 and 3 substituted

The principal regulations are amended by revoking Schedules 2 and 3, and substituting the schedules set out in the Schedule of these regulations.

Schedule New Schedules 2 and 3 to principal regulations

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Schedule 2 Quantities requiring documentation

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Hazard classificationDescriptionQuantity
The following class 1:gas, liquid, or solid5 kg (gross weight) per package
(a) airbag initiators and seatbelt pretensioners of classes 1.4G or 1.4S; and
(b) cable cutters of class 1.4S (UN 0070); and
(c) power device cartridges of class 1.4S (UN 0323); and
(d) signal or shock tubes of class 1.4S (UN 0349); and
(e) cassette degradation devices of class 1.4S (UN 0432): and
(f) emergency flares and signalling devices of classes 13G, 1.4G, and 1.4S; and
(g) model rocket motors of class 1.4G and 1.4S: and
(h) igniting fuzes of class 1.4G (UN 0317); and
(i) igniters of class 1.4S (UN 0454).
The rest of class 1 except—gas, liquid, or solidany quantity
(a) fireworks subject to the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001: and
(b) safety ammunition, including pre-primed cartridges and primers, of class 1.4S.
2.1.1Anon-permanent gas0.2 kg
permanent gas0.2 m3
2.1.1Bnon-permanent gas0.5 kg
permanent gas0.5 m3
2.1.2Aaerosol1.0 L aggregate water capacity
3.1Aliquid0.5 L
3.1Bliquid1.0 L
3.1Cliquid5.0 L
3.1Dliquid50 L
3.2A, 3.2B, 3.2Cliquidany quantity
4.1.1Asolid0.5 kg
4.1.1Bsolid3.0 kg
4.1.2A, 4.1.2B, 4.1.2C, 4.1.2D, 4.1.2E 4.1.2F 4.1.2Gliquid or solidany quantity
4.1.3A, 4.1.3B, 4.1.3Cliquid or solidany quantity
4.2Aliquid or solidany quantity
4.2Bsolid0.5 kg
4.2Csolid3.0 kg
4.3Aliquid or solidany quantity
4.3Bliquid0.5 L
solid0.5 kg
4.3Cliquid1.0 L
solid1.0 kg
5.1.1Aliquid or solidany quantity
5.1.1Bliquid0.5 L
solid0.5 kg
5.1.1 Cliquid1.0 L
solid1.0 kg
5.1.2Anon-permanent gas1.0 kg
permanent gas1.0 m3
5.2Aliquid or solidany quantity
5.2B, 5.2C, 5.2D, 5.2E, 5.2F—if substance needs temperature control under the Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001liquid or solidany quantity
5.2B, 5.2C—if substance does not need temperature control under the Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001liquid25 mL
solid0.1 kg
5.2D, 5.2E, 5.2F—if substance does not need temperature control under the Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001liquid125 mL
solid0.5 kg
5.2Gliquid50 L
solid50 kg
6.1A, 6.1BPs, liquid, or solidany quantity
6.1C, 6.6A, 6.7A, 6.8A, 6.9Anon-permanent has0.1 kg
permanent gas0.1 m3
liquid0.1 L
solid0.5 kg
6.1D, 6.5A, 6.5B, 6.6B, 6.7B, 6.8B, 6.8C, 6.9Bnon-permanent gas1.0 kg
permanent gas1.0 m3
liquid1.0 L
solid3.0 kg
6.1E, 6.3A, 6.3B, 6.4Aliquid50 L
solid50 kg
8.2Agas, liquid, or solidany quantity
8.2Bnon-permanent gas0.5 kg
permanent gas0.5 m3
liquid0.5 L
solid1.0 kg
8.1A, 8.2C, 8.3Anon-permanent gas1.0 kg
permanent gas1.0 m3
liquid1.0 L
solid2.0 kg
9.1A, 9.1B, 9.1C, 9.2A, 9.2B, 9.2C, 9.3A, 9.3B, 9.3C, 9.4A, 9.4B, 9.4Cliquid5.0 L
solid5.0 kg
9.1D, 9.2Dliquid50 L
solid50 kg
(All liquid volumes measured at 20°C)

Schedule 3 Quantities requiring signage

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Hazard classificationDescriptionQuantity
1Fireworks subject to the Hazardous Substances(Fireworks) Regulations 20011 000 kg (gross weight)
Safety ammunition, including pre-primed cartridges and primers, of class 1.4S10 000 kg (gross weight)
Airbag initiators and seatbelt pretensioners of class 1.4G and 1.4S5 000 kg (gross weight)
Cable cutters of class 1.4S (UN 0070)5 000 kg (gross weight)
Power device cartridges of class 1.4S (UN 0323)5 000 kg (gross weight)
Signal or shock tubes of class 1.4S (UN 0349)5 000 kg (gross weight)
Cassette degradation devices of class 1.4S (UN 0432)5 000 kg (gross weight)
Propellants of class 1.1C (UN 0160) and 1.3C (UN 0161 and UN 0499), gun-powder of class 1.1D (UN 0027), and substances of classes 1.3G, 1.4G, and 1.4S not listed above50 kg
All remaining explosive hazardous classificationsany quantity
2.1.1Anon-permanent gas250 kg
permanent gas100 m3
2.1.1Bnon-permanent gas500 kg
permanent gas200 m3
2.1.2Aaerosol3 000 L aggregate water capacity
3.1A, 3.2A, 4.1.3A, 4.2A, 4.3Aliquid50 L
solid50 kg
3.1B, 3.2B, 4.1.3B, 4.2B, 4.3Bliquid250 L
solid250 kg
3.1C, 3.2C, 4.1.3C, 4.2C, 4.3Cliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
3.1Dliquid10 000 L
4.1.1Asolid250 kg
4.1.1Bsolid1 000 kg
4.1 2A, 4.1.2Bliquid50 L
solid50 kg
4.1.2C, 4.1.2Dliquid250 L
solid250 kg
4.1.2E, 4.1.2F, 4.1.2Gliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
5.1.1Aliquid50 L
solid50 kg
5.1.1Bliquid500 L
solid500 kg
5.1.1Cliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
5.1.2Anon-permanent gas250 kg
permanent gas500 m3
5.2A, 5.2Bliquid1 L
solid1 kg
5.2C, 5.2D, 5.2E, 5.2Fliquid10 L
solid10 kg
6.1Aliquid50 L
solid50 kg
6.1Bliquid250 L
solid250 kg
6.1Cliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
6.1Dliquid10 000 L
solid10 000 kg
6.1A, 6.1B, 6.1Cnon-permanent gas5 kg
permanent gas2.5 m3
8.1Aliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
8.2Anon-permanent gas5 kg
permanent gas2.5 m3
liquid50 L
solid50 kg
8.2Bnon-permanent gas50 kg
permanent gas25 m3
liquid250 L
solid250 kg
8.2C, 8.3Aliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
9.1A, 9.2A, 9.3A, 9.4Aliquid100 L
solid100 kg
9.1B, 9.1C, 9.2B, 9.2C, 9.3B, 9.4B, 9.4Cliquid1 000 L
solid1 000 kg
9.1D, 9.2D, 9.3Cliquid10 000 L
solid10 000 kg

Diane Morcom,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 26 March 2004, amend the Hazardous Substances (Identification) Regulations 2001

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 March 2004.

Eprint notes
1 General

This is an eprint of the Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004 that incorporates all the amendments to those regulations as at the date of the last amendment to them.

2 About this eprint

This eprint is not an official version of the legislation under section 18 of the Legislation Act 2012.

3 Amendments incorporated in this eprint

Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233): regulation 4(1)

1 SR 2001/124