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WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATION 2017 - REG 332

Emergency disclosure of chemical identities to registered medical practitioner

332 Emergency disclosure of chemical identities to registered medical practitioner

(1) This clause applies if a registered medical practitioner--
(a) reasonably believes that knowing the chemical identity of an ingredient of a hazardous chemical may help to treat a patient, and
(b) requests the manufacturer or importer of the hazardous chemical to give the registered medical practitioner the chemical identity of the ingredient, and
(c) gives an undertaking to the manufacturer or importer that the chemical identity of the ingredient will be used only to help treat the patient, and
(d) gives an undertaking to the manufacturer or importer to give the manufacturer or importer as soon as practicable a written statement about the need to obtain the chemical identity of the ingredient.
(2) The manufacturer or importer of a hazardous chemical must give the registered medical practitioner the chemical identity of an ingredient of the hazardous chemical as soon as practicable.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) in the case of an individual--$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate--$30,000.



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