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The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (Amendment) Regulations 2003

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Amendment of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002

2.  In the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002(1)—

(a)in paragraph (1) of regulation 2, after the definition of “mine” add the following definition–

“mutagen” means a substance or preparation which if classified in accordance with the classification provided for by regulation 4 of the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002(2) would be in the category of danger, mutagenic (category 1) or mutagenic (category 2) whether or not the substance or preparation would be required to be classified under those Regulations;;

(b)in paragraph (5) of regulation 7–

(i)after the word “carcinogen” add the words “or mutagen”, and

(ii)in each place where it occurs, after the word “carcinogens” add the words “or mutagens”;

(c)in paragraph (4) of regulation 13, for the words “carcinogen or biological agent” substitute “carcinogen, mutagen or biological agent”; and

(d)at the end of Schedule 1 add the following substances–

The following polychlorodibenzodioxins:

  • 2,3,7,8-TCDD

  • 1,2,3,7,8-PeCDD

  • 1,2,3,4,7,8-HxCDD

  • 1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDD

  • 1,2,3,7,8,9-HxCDD

  • 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HpCDD

  • OCDD,

The following polychlorodibenzofurans:

  • 2,3,7,8-TCDF

  • 2,3,4,7,8-PeCDF

  • 1,2,3,7,8-PeCDF

  • 1,2,3,4,7,8-HxCDF

  • 1,2,3,7,8,9-HxCDF

  • 1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDF

  • 2,3,4,6,7,8-HxCDF

  • 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HpCDF

  • 1,2,3,4,7,8,9-HpCDF

  • OCDF

Where T=tetra, Pe=penta, Hx=hexa, Hp=hepta and O=octa..

(1)

S.I. 2002/2677.

(2)

S.I. 2002/1689.

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