Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice of Intention to Apply for Approval of Code of Practice

Pursuant to section 79 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (“HSNO Act”), WorkSafe New Zealand gives notice that it has received an application from Stihl NZ for approval of a code of practice:

HSNOCOP 67 Portable containers for petrol – Complying with ASTM F852-08.

The purpose of this code of practice is to provide a means of compliance with the requirements of Regulation 11 of the Hazardous Substances (Packaging) Regulations 2001, as varied by Schedule 6 of the Hazardous Substances (Dangerous Goods and Scheduled Toxic Substances) Transfer Notice 2004.

It nominates a standard for the design and construction of portable containers for petrol, aviation gasoline and racing gasoline for reuse by the consumer.

Written submissions in relation to the approval of this code can be made by mail or email to

Code of Practice HSNOCOP 67 Submissions
Certifications, Approvals Registrations
WorkSafe New Zealand
PO Box 165
Wellington 6140
Facsimile: (04) 415 4015

Submissions close on 13 February 2015.

A copy of the code can be inspected at the Wellington Office of WorkSafe New Zealand, Level 6, 86 Customhouse Quay, Wellington 6011.

The code is available on the WorkSafe New Zealand website

GORDON MacDONALD, Chief Executive, WorkSafe New Zealand.