Ukraine | Draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Prohibition of the Production and Use at Work of Certain Hazardous Chemicals" | G/SPS/N/UKR/182
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Draft Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine "On Prohibition of the Production and Use at Work of Certain Hazardous Chemicals"
The draft Resolution provides for the approval of the List of hazardous chemicals prohibited for production and use at work. The purpose is to prevent the exposure of workers to health risks from certain chemical substances and/or certain activities involving chemical substances.It is also defined that the prohibition does not apply if:
- the chemical substance is present in another chemical substance, or as a constituent of waste, provided that its concentration therein is less than the limit specified;
- for the purpose of scientific research testing and analysis;
- for activities intended to eliminate chemical substances that are present in the form of by-products or waste products;
- for the production of the chemical substances specified in the List for use as intermediates, and for such use. The draft Resolution is designed to implement Council Directive 98/24/EC of 7 April 1998 on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work (fourteenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) as regards the adoption of a list of hazardous chemicals prohibited for production and use at work, which will be further revised and supplemented.
Notifying member: Ukraine
Protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease (SPS)