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Chemical Search

(The regulations and conventions as at 31st December 2016)
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* Legislations/conventions covered by CATCH:

The Purpose of chemical search is to assits industry/ public/ stakeholders to identity wheather a chemical is listed in any of the regulation/ conventions below (7 legislations and 2 conventions):

No. Legislations/ Conventions Acronyms Regulatory body
1 Occupational Safety and Health (Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards) Regulation 1996 CIMAH 1996
2 Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health) Regulations 2000 USECHH 2000
3 Occupational Safety and Health (Classification, Labelling and Safety Data sheet of Hazardous Chemicals) Regulations 2013
(include the Industrial Code of Practice on Chemicals Classification and Hazard Communication 2014, known as ICOP 2014)
CLASS 2013
4 Chemical Weapons Convention Act 2005 CWC 2005
5 Pesticides Act 1974 PA 1974
6 Poison Act 1952 ** Poison 1952
7 Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 ** DD 1952
8 Stockholm Convention SC
9 Rotterdam Convention RC
* In the CATCH system, chemical classification results only available for chemicals listed in ICOP 2014, and it can only be accessed by registered users.
** For the chemical search in CATCH, it only covers chemicals that identified Ministry of Health, where it does not cover all the poisons and drugs listed in both Poison Act 1952 and Dangerous Drug Act 1952.


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