Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004

2004/45

Hazardous Substances (Identification) Amendment Regulations 2004


Note

These regulations are administered in 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
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 Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 4 March 2004.


  • 1 SR 2001/124