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The Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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13.—(1) References to, or to the release into water of, a substance listed in this paragraph or to its release in a quantity which exceeds, in any 12 month period, the background quantity by an amount specified in this paragraph are, in respect of the substances set out in column 1 of the following Table, the amounts specified in the corresponding entry in column 2 of that Table.

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SubstanceAmount in excess of background quantity (in grammes) in any 12 month period
Mercury and its compounds200 (expressed as metal)
Cadmium and its compounds1000 (expressed as metal)
All isomers of hexachlorocyclohexane20
All isomers of DDT5
Pentachlorophenol (PCP) and its compounds350 (expressed as PCP)
Hexachlorobenzene5
Hexachlorobutadiene20
Aldrin2
Dieldrin2
Endrin1
Polychlorinated Biphenyls1
Dichlorvos0.2
1,2 – Dichloroethane2000
All isomers of trichlorobenzene75
Atrazine350
Simazine350
Tributyltin (TBT) compounds4 (expressed as TBT)
Triphenyltin (TPT) compounds4 (expressed as TPT)
Trifluralin20
Fenitrothion2
Azinphos-methyl2
Malathion2
Endosulfan0.5

(2) In the Table in sub-paragraph (1), where both Altrazine and Simazine are released, the figure for both substances in aggregate shall be 350 grammes.

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