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Group Standards (Amendment) Notice 2021

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) gives notice that pursuant to section 96B of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996, the EPA makes the following amendments to the named Group Standards:

  • Dental Products (Subsidiary Hazard) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002558 is amended by the replacement of “8% or more hydrogen peroxide” with “less than 7% hydrogen peroxide” in Part 1 clause 1(2).
  • Veterinary Medicines (Limited Pack Size, Finished Dose) Group Standard 2020 – HSR100757 is amended by the replacement of “(i) skin corrosion Category 2 or Category 3” with “(i) skin corrosion Category 1B or Category 1C” in clause 4(4).
  • Veterinary Medicines (Non-dispersive Closed System Application) Group Standard 2020 – HSR100758 is amended by the replacement of “(h) skin corrosion Category 2 or Category 3” with “(h) skin corrosion Category 1B or Category 1C” in clause 4(3).
  • The 65 Corrosive Group Standards are amended to add skin irritation Category 2 to the list of allowable subsidiary hazards.

The 65 Corrosive Group Standards are:

  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002491
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Combustible, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002492
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002493
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Combustible, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002494
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002496
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Flammable, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002497
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002499
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002501
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002506
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Combustible, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002507
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002510
  • Additives, Process Chemicals and Raw Materials (Combustible, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002511
  • Aerosols (Non-flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002514
  • Aerosols (Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002516
  • Cleaning Products (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002526
  • Cleaning Products (Combustible, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002527
  • Cleaning Products (Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002529
  • Cleaning Products (Oxidising Liquids and Solids, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002591
  • Construction Products (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002542
  • Construction Products (Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002543
  • Corrosion Inhibitors (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002547
  • Dental Products (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002555
  • Dental Products (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002559
  • Embalming Products (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002562
  • Embalming Products (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002564
  • Embalming Products (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002566
  • Embalming Products (Combustible, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002567
  • Fertilisers (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002569
  • Food Additives and Fragrance Materials (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002575
  • Fuel Additives (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002582
  • Gases under Pressure Mixtures (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002537
  • Gases under Pressure Mixtures (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002539
  • Gases under Pressure Mixtures (Oxidising Gases, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002541
  • Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Products (Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002588
  • Industrial and Institutional Cleaning Products (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002595
  • Leather and Textile Products (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002598
  • Metal Industry Products (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002609
  • Metal Industry Products (Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002610
  • Metal Industry Products (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002615
  • N.O.S. (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002618
  • N.O.S. (Combustible, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002619
  • N.O.S. (Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002620
  • N.O.S. (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002623
  • N.O.S. (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002627
  • N.O.S. (Combustible, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002628
  • Organic Peroxides (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002630
  • Organic Peroxides (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR100055
  • Oxidising Liquids and Solids (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002632
  • Oxidising Liquids and Solids (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002633
  • Photographic Chemicals (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002636
  • Polymers (Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002642
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002658
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Combustible, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002659
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002660
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Combustible, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002661
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002663
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Flammable, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002664
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002666
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Flammable, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002668
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002673
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Combustible, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive, Carcinogenic) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002674
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002677
  • Surface Coatings and Colourants (Combustible, Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002678
  • Water Treatment Chemicals (Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002681
  • Water Treatment Chemicals (Acutely Toxic, Corrosive) Group Standard 2020 – HSR002686

The amendments to these Group Standards were approved by the EPA on 17 March 2021 and take effect on 30 April 2021.

The amended Group Standards may be inspected free of charge during normal business hours at the EPA office, or viewed in full at www.epa.govt.nz.

EPA Contact Details: 215 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011, or Private Bag 63002, Wellington 6140. Telephone: (04) 916 2426. Facsimile: (04) 914 0433. Email: info@epa.govt.nz.