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

Group I Hazardous Substances Regulations

5. Records to be Kept

 

 

1) A licensee who is an importer, manufacturer or wholesale distributor of Group I hazardous substances shall keep stock records showing, in respect of such substances imported or acquired by him, the name and quantity of the substance, the date of importation or acquisition and the name of the supplier; and showing in respect of such substances supplied by him for mining or industrial purposes or to a wholesale distributor, a bona fide laboratory, research institution, teaching institution, a Government depart, a Provincial department or a pharmacist engaged in retail trade and, in respect of Category B Group I substances supplied by him to a general dealer engaged in retail trade or the responsible officer of a co-operative agricultural society or company, or a co-operative trading society to whom a licence has been granted, the name and quantity of the substance, the date of supply, the name of the recipient and, if the recipient is required to hold a licence to supply Category A or B Group I hazardous substances, the number of the recipient's licence.

 

2) Such stock records, together with invoices or other appropriate documents for substances imported or acquired and copies of invoices or other appropriate documents for substances supplied, shall be kept for a period of at least three years and shall be readily available for scrutiny by an inspector.