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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)


Group I to IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Group I Hazardous Substances

Declaration of Prohibited Substances

Fluoroacetic acid (mono)


The Minister of Health, Welfare and Pensions has, in terms of section 29(1) of the Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act 15 of 1973), declared the under-mentioned substance a prohibited substance subject to the conditions set out below:


Fluoroacetic acid (mono), its salts and derivatives: Provided that laboratories, teaching institutions, industries and Government institutions may make use of it with the written approval of the Minister of Health, Welfare and Pensions, granted after substantiated requests have been submitted to the Minister. Such approval may at any time be revoked by the Minister if this is considered to be in the public interest.