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Hazardous chemicals list under consultation

On 11 March, Department of Industrial Works (DIW) consulted on the update of the Hazardous chemicals list. The changes are summarised as follows:

  • Chlorpyrifos: change from Type 3 to Type 4;
  • Amphoteric surfactants: change from Type 4 to Type 1;
  • Changes to the use conditions of substances No.60. And No. 477;
  • No.266-269: substances will be added into Annex 4.1 and No.29 will be add into 4.2
  • No519-525: substances will be added into Annex 5.1 (regulated by DIW).

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