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Creosote (Prohibition on Use and Marketing)(No. 2) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 1511 of 2003).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Great Britain
Document type
Regulation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Forestry, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Timber Post-harvest treatment Pollution control Hazardous substances
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
These Regulations come into force on 30 June 2003.
Abstract

The Regulations prohibit the use of creosote and creosote-related substances as set out in the Schedule in the treatment of wood except for industrial of professional use (reg. 4). Dangerous substances or preparations may not be sold to consumers (reg. 5(1)) and may not be placed on the market unless the requirements as to composition (reg. 4(3)), packaging and labelling (reg. 5(3)) are complied with. Treated wood may not be placed on the market except for industrial and professional use. Treated wood may not be used in the situations specified in regulation 6, including inside any buildings, in toys and in playgrounds.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Directive 2001/90/EC adapting to technical progress for the seventh time Annex I to Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (creosote)

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Environmental Protection (Controls on Injurious Substances) Regulations 1999 (S.I. No. 3244 of 1999).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1999

Keyword: Timber, Post-harvest treatment, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Creosote (Prohibition on Use and Marketing) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 721 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Timber, Post-harvest treatment, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Creosote (Prohibition on Use and Marketing)(No. 2) Amendment Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 2650 of 2003).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2003

Keyword: Timber, Post-harvest treatment, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

REACH Enforcement Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 2852 of 2008).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2008

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX