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The Creosote (Prohibition on Use and Marketing)(No. 2) Regulations 2003

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5.—(1) No person may sell a dangerous substance or preparation to a consumer.

(2) Subject to the following paragraphs, no person may place on the market—

(a)a dangerous substance or preparation; or

(b)treated wood.

(3) Paragraph (2)(a) does not apply to the placing on the market of a dangerous substance or preparation to which regulation 4(3) applies, provided—

(a)the packaging in which the dangerous substance or preparation is placed on the market bears, in lettering which is indelible and easily legible, the words “For use in industrial installations or professional treatment only”; and

(b)the said packaging has a capacity equal to or greater than 20 litres.

(4) Paragraph (2)(b) does not apply to the placing on the market for the first time of wood treated in accordance with regulation 4(2)(a) for industrial or professional use.

(5) Paragraph (2)(b) does not apply to the placing on the second-hand market for re-use of treated wood where that wood was treated with the dangerous substance or preparation before these Regulations come into force.

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