The consultation document [i]Implementation of GHS 7 - Implications for Hazardous Substance Approvals and Group Standards[/i] has been prepared by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to inform affected stakeholders and interested parties of proposals relating to applying the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, Revision 7 (the GHS 7). In addition to updating all hazardous substance approvals and group standards to apply GHS 7 classifications, we are taking this opportunity to revoke a number of duplicate approvals, update the controls on approvals issued before 1 December 2017, and make other minor amendments to a few group standards.We are seeking your input on the proposals included in this document.Information received from your submissions will be taken into account in the decisions the EPA makes regarding this work. We welcome your feedback. Please send your submissions to us no later than [b]5pm, 4 August 2020. [/b]Supporting documents can be attached to your submission when you click [b]Continue[/b]. Please fill in the form below, then click Continue to review your submission. At any time you may click Save and Exit so that you can return later.

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Proposal 1 – Proposed GHS classifications for all individual approvals
Proposal 2 – Proposed “fate” for individual approvals
Proposal 3 – Proposed changes to group standards
Question 4 - Do you have any comments regarding the list of proposed GHS 7 classifications included in the scope section of any group standard?
Question 5 - Do you have any comments regarding any of the proposed name changes of any group standard?
Question 6 - Do you have any comments regarding any of the proposed changes to the definitions in any group standard?
Question 7 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposal to add aerosol Category 3 as a mandatory primary hazard to the “non-flammable aerosol” group standards?
Question 8 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposed amendment to the “Gases Under Pressure Mixtures” group standards to clarify that these group standards apply to “gases under pressure” as defined in the Act?
Question 9 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposal to add the classifications “hazardous to soil organisms”, “hazardous to terrestrial vertebrates” and “hazardous to terrestrial invertebrates” to the list of permitted subsidiary hazards in selected group standards?
Question 10 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposal to add the classification “designed for biocidal action” to the list of permitted subsidiary hazards in selected group standards?
Question 11 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposal to add metallic corrosive Category 1 as an optional primary hazard in corrosive group standards?
Question 12 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposal to add the sales restriction clause back into the Gas Under Pressure Mixtures (Toxic [6.1], Flammable, Corrosive) Group Standard 2017 (HSR002539)?
Question 13 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposal to correct the cross-referencing error in clause 1 (3) in Schedule 1 of the Dental Products (Subsidiary Hazard) Group Standard 2017 (HSR002558)?
Question 14 - Do you have any comments regarding the proposed changes to the three veterinary medicine group standards regarding the more consistent use of the term “veterinary medicine active ingredient”, and the proposed changes to the wording of clause 8 in HSR100758 and HSR100759?
Question 15 - Do you have any other comments regarding any of the proposed changes to any of the group standards?
Proposal 4 - Control mapping (individual approvals approved or reassessed before 1 December 2017)
Question 16 - Do you have any comments regarding the controls mapping spreadsheet?
Proposal 5 - Remove requirement for signage on basis of terrestrial ecotoxicity hazards
Question 17 - Do you agree with our proposal to amend the Hazardous Property Controls Notice to no longer require signage for agrichemicals on the basis of their terrestrial ecotoxicity hazards?
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