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Safe use of products to eradicate rats, mice and similar domestic pests

14 November 2017
The EPA has issued a Caution Notice to recommend safety measures when using such products around the home.

Read the Hazardous Substances Update October 2017

30 October 2017
In this issue: Working Safer Reforms Update - approvals process, Safety Data Sheets notice. Read the latest hazardous substances application and reassessment decisions

Read the Hazardous Substances Update September 2017

29 September 2017
In this issue: Labelling Notice and Hazardous Property Controls Notice now published, as well as the hazardous substances applications and decisions for August. 

Read the Hazardous Substances Update August 2017

22 August 2017
In this issue: Working Safer Reforms update, as well as the hazardous substances applications and decisions for July. 

Reducing harm from hazardous substances

16 August 2017
A new system for managing hazardous substances in New Zealand will come into force in December 2017.