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Marketing and Use of Dangerous Substances (No. 3) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003 (S.R. No. 165 of 2003).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
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
Coming into force on 28 April 2003.
Abstract

Regulation 3 sets out exceptions to the Regulations. Regulation 4 prohibits the use of cadmium to give colour to finished products made from certain plastics, and includes a prohibition in relation to additional plastics. The regulation also prohibits the marketing of products manufactured from those plastics. Regulation 5 imposes marketing restrictions in relation to levels of cadmium in certain paints. Regulation 6 prohibits the use of cadmium to stabilise certain finished products made from PVC, and the marketing of such products. Regulation 7 prohibits the use of cadmium in the metallic plating of certain products, and the marketing of those products so plated. Regulation 8 makes it a criminal offence to contravene regulation 4, 5, 6 or 7 and specifies the penalties for such offences.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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.

Legislation | European Union | 1976 (2004)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX