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How to find a group standard, make an application; or apply to reassess or amend an existing approval.
Buildings, plant and equipment containing hazardous substances may need an approval from us.
Get the qualifications you need to buy and use hazardous substances safely and legally.
Any hazardous substance imported or manufactured in New Zealand requires approval, if it does not already have one.
Access the Yearly Chemical Review, the annual review of cosmetic products, and other reviews of hazardous substances.
The rules, and the qualifications needed to transport, use and store hazardous substances safely, at home and at work.
The procedures for obtaining permits for the import and export of ozone-depleting substances under the Ozone Layer Protection Act 1996.
Information about the process and requirements for obtaining permits for the import and export of hazardous waste.
Find out who is responsible for ensuring controls are enforced and who to contact to report incidents where controls are breached.
Read about issues and developments in hazardous substances that are topical right now.