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[GreenYes] Fwd: AU Chemicals and Plastics Regulation Issues


Dear Colleagues--I thought this forwarded e-mail from another professional mailing list might be of interest.  It relates to a sturdy being proposed by the Australian government.  It is interesting to note that "plastics" are being lumped in with "chemicals", meaning mostly hazardous industrial chemicals in this context, at least in the Australian system of industrial nomenclature.  The second link below is to a Web site for the proposed study.  A program document is available detailing the study (upper right corner).  Appendix A of this document gives a breakdown of the various classes of industrial chemicals and "plastics" as defined by the Australian system.  Tom

To: Chem-Haz-Classification@no.address
From: Jeff.Simpson@no.address
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 14:37:17 +1000
Subject: [Chem-Haz-Classification] Chemicals and Plastics Regulation Issues Paper - Comment by 12 Oct  2007

Dear All,

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a study into chemicals and plastics regulation in Australia. Please comment by: 12th Oct 2007.

Chemicals and plastics regulation



Commissioned Study



http://www.pc.gov.au/study/chemicalsandplastics/

Chemicals and Plastics Regulation



Issues Paper (released 5th Oct 2007)



http://www.pc.gov.au/study/chemicalsandplastics/issuespaper/index.html


Please comment by: 12th Oct 2007
to: chemicalsandplastics@no.address 

Regards

Jeff Simpson
Hazardous Materials, Regulatory Affairs and
Chemical Hazard Classification Consultant

Haztech Environmental
18 Laurel St, Ashburton 3147
03-9885-1269; 0403-072-092
Jeff.Simpson@no.address

*****************************************************
Tom Shelley
EH&S Consulting and Training
118 E. Court St.
Ithaca, NY
(607) 342-0864
tjs1@no.address
http://iconconnect.org/members/?q=user/86




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