Hazardous Substances (Disposal) Amendment Regulations 2004

2004/251

Hazardous Substances (Disposal) Amendment Regulations 2004


Note

These regulations are administered in the Ministry for the Environment.


Pursuant to section 76(1)(c) 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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Disposal requirements for packages
  • Regulation 10(3) of the principal regulations is amended by revoking paragraph (b), and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (b) a class 6, 8, or 9 substance if the package has been treated so that the residual contents of the package are below the minimum degree of hazard specified for a class 6, 8, or 9 substance in the Hazardous Substances (Minimum Degrees of Hazard) Regulations 2001.

4 New Schedule 1 substituted
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking Schedule 1, and substituting the Schedule 1 set out in Schedule 1.

5 New Schedule 2 substituted
  • The principal regulations are amended by revoking Schedule 2, and substituting the Schedule 2 set out in Schedule 2.


Schedule 1
New Schedule 1 substituted in principal regulations

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Schedule 1
Quantities of hazardous substances in relation to which sale or supply of more than specified quantity must comply with regulation 11

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In this schedule, references to liquid volumes are to liquid volumes as at 20°C.

Hazardous substancePhysical stateQuantity
All class 1 except— any amount
(a)fireworks subject to the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001:  
(b)safety ammunition, airbag initiators, and seatbelt pretensioners of classes 1.4G and 1.4S:  
(c)emergency flares and signalling devices of classes 1.3G, 1.4G, and 1.4S:  
(d)rocket motors of classes 1.4G and 1.4S:  
(e)cable cutters of class 1.4S (UN 0070):  
(f)power device cartridges of class 1.4S (UN 0323):  
(g)signal or shock tube of class 1.4S(UN 0349):  
(h)cassette degradation devices of class 1.4S (UN 0432):  
(i)igniting fuzes of class 1.4G (UN 0317):  
(j)igniters of class 1.4S (UN 0454)  
2.1.1A gas0.2 kg
  permanent gas0.2 m3
2.1.1B gas0.5 kg
  permanent gas0.5 m3
2.1.2A gas1.0 L aggregate water capacity
3.1A liquid0.5 L
3.1B, 3.1C liquid1.0 L
3.1D liquid5.0 L
3.2A, 3.2B, 3.2C liquid0.2 L
4.1.1A solid0.5 kg
4.1.1B solid1.0 kg
4.1.2A, 4.1.2B, 4.1.2C, 4.1.2D, 4.1.2E, liquid0.2 L
4.1.2F, 4.1.2G solid0.2 kg
4.1.3A liquid0.2 L
  solid0.2 kg
4.1.3B, 4.1.3C solid0.2 kg
4.2A liquid0.2 L
  solid0.2 kg
4.2B solid0.5 kg
4.2C solid1.0 kg
4.3A liquid0.2 L
  solid0.2 kg
4.3B liquid0.5 L
  solid0.5 kg
4.3C liquid1.0 L
  solid1.0 kg
5.1.1A liquid0.2 L
  solid0.2 kg
5.1.1B liquid0.5 L
  solid0.5 kg
5.1.1C liquid1.0 L
  solid1.0 kg
5.1.2A gas1.0 kg
  permanent gas1.0 m3
5.2A, 5.2B, 5.2C, 5.2Dliquid0.1 L
  solid0.1 kg
5.2E, 5.2F liquid0.5 L
  solid0.5 kg
5.2G liquid5.0 L
  solid5.0 kg
6.1A, 6.1B, 6.1C, 6.5A, 6.6A, 6.7A, 6.7B, 6.8A, 6.9A any amount
6.1D, 6.3A, 6.4A, 6.6B, 6.8B, 6.8C, 6.9Bgas0.1 kg
  permanent gas0.1 m3
  liquid0.1 L
  solid0.1 kg
6.1E, 6.3B liquid1.0 L
  solid1.0 kg
8.2A, 8.2B gas0.1 kg
  permanent gas0.1 m3
8.2C, 8.3A liquid0.1 L
  solid0.1 kg
9.1A, 9.2A, 9.3A, 9.4Aliquid0.1 L
  solid0.1 kg
9.1B, 9.2B, 9.3B, 9.4Bliquid0.2 L
  solid0.2 kg
9.1C, 9.1D, 9.2C, 9.2D, 9.3C, 9.4Cliquid1.0 L
  solid1.0 kg

Schedule 2
New Schedule 2 substituted in principal regulations

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Schedule 2
Quantities of hazardous substances in relation to which sale or supply of more than specified quantity must comply with regulation 13

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In this schedule, references to liquid volumes are to liquid volumes as at 20°C.

Hazardous substancePhysical stateQuantity
The following class 1:  
(a)airbag initiators and seatbelt pretensioners of classes 1.4G or 1.4S:any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(b)cable cutters of class 1.4S (UN 0070):any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(c)power device cartridges of class 1.4S (UN 0323):any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(d)signal or shock tube of class 1.4S (UN 0349):any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(e)cassette degradation devices of class 1.4S (UN 0432):any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(f)emergency flares and signalling devices of classes 1.3G, 1.4G, and 1.4S:any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(g)model rocket motors of classes 1.4G any and 1.4S: 5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(h)igniting fuzes of class 1.4G (UN 0317):any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
(i)igniters of class 1.4S (UN 0454)any5.0 kg (gross weight) per package
The rest of class 1 except—anyany amount
(a)fireworks subject to the Hazardous Substances (Fireworks) Regulations 2001:  
(b)safety ammunition, including preprimed cartridges and primers of class 1.4S  
2.1.1A gas0.2 kg
  permanent gas0.2 m3
2.1.1B gas0.5 kg
  permanent gas0.5 m3
2.1.2A gas1.0 L aggregate water capacity
3.1A liquid0.5 L
3.1B liquid1.0 L
3.1C liquid5.0 L
3.1D liquid50.0 L
3.2A, 3.2B, 3.2Cliquidany amount
4.1.1A solid0.5 kg
4.1.1B solid3.0 kg
4.1.2A, 4.1.2B, 4.1.2C, 4.1.2D, 4.1.2E, 4.1.2F, 4.1.2Gsolid or liquidany amount
4.1.3A, 4.1.3B, 4.1.3Csolid or liquidany amount
4.2A solid or liquidany amount
4.2B solid0.5 kg
4.2C solid3.0 kg
4.3A solid or liquidany amount
4.3B solid0.5 kg
  liquid0.5 L
4.3C solid1.0 kg
  liquid1.0 L
5.1.1A solid or liquidany amount
5.1.1B solid0.5 kg
  liquid0.5 L
5.1.1C solid1.0 kg
  liquid1.0 L
5.1.2A non-permanent gas1.0 kg
  permanent gas1.0 m3
5.2A permanent gas1.0 m3
5.2B, 5.2C, 5.2D, 5.2E, and 5.2F requiring temperature control under the Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001solid or liquidany amount
5.2B and 5.2C not requiring temperature control under the Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001solid0.1 kg
  liquid25.0 mL
5.2D, 5.2E, and 5.2F not requiring temperature control under the Hazardous Substances (Classes 1 to 5 Controls) Regulations 2001solid0.5 kg
  liquid125.0 mL
5.2G solid50.0 kg
  liquid50.0 L
6.1A, 6.1B solid, liquid, or gasany amount
6.1C, 6.6A, 6.7A, 6.8A, 6.9Asolid0.5 kg
  liquid0.1 L
  non-permanent gas0.1 kg
  permanent gas0.1 m3
6.1D, 6.5A, 6.5B, 6.6B, 6.7B, 6.8B, 6.8C, 6.9Bsolid3.0 kg
  liquid1.0 L
  non-permanent gas1.0 kg
  permanent gas1.0 m3
6.1E, 6.3A, 6.3B, 6.4Asolid50.0 kg
  liquid50.0 L
8.1A, 8.2C, 8.3Asolid2.0 kg
  liquid1.0 L
  non-permanent gas1.0 kg
  permanent gas1.0 m3
8.2A solid, liquid, or gasany amount
8.2B solid1.0 kg
  liquid0.5 L
  non-permanent0.5 kg gas
  permanent gas0.5 m3
9.1A, 9.1B, 9.1C, 9.2A, 9.2B, 9.2C, 9.3A, 9.3B, 9.3C, 9.4A, 9.4B, 9.4Csolid5.0 kg
  liquid5.0 L
9.1D, 9.2D solid50.0 kg
  liquid50.0 L

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 the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, amend the Hazardous Substances (Disposal) Regulations 2001.

These amendments—


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 26 August 2004.


  • 1 SR 2001/119