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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002

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Prohibitions relating to certain substances

4.  (1)  Those substances described in Column 1 of Schedule 2 are prohibited to the extent set out in the corresponding entry in Column 2 of that Schedule.

(2) The importation into the United Kingdom, other than from another member State, of the following substances and articles is prohibited, namely—

(a)2-naphthylamine, benzidine, 4-aminodiphenyl, 4-nitrodiphenyl, their salts and any substance containing any of those compounds in a total concentration equal to or greater than 0.1 per cent by mass;

(b)matches made with white phosphorus,

and a contravention of this paragraph shall be punishable under the Customs and Excise Management Act 1979(1) and not as a contravention of a health and safety regulation.

(3) A person shall not supply during the course of or for use at work a substance or article specified in paragraph (2).

(4) A person shall not supply during the course of or for use at work, benzene or a substance containing benzene unless its intended use is not prohibited by item 11 of Schedule 2.

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