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


Group I to IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Group III Hazardous Substances

Regulations relating to Group III Hazardous Substances

5. Records to be kept by approved dealers


1) Every approved dealer shall, if the Director-General so requires, keep in respect of the model concerned a record of—
a) every sale and leasing of any listed electronic product belonging to such model, and such record shall include the following:
i) The name and postal address of the purchaser;
ii) the brand name, model name and serial number of such product; and
iii) the date of such sale or leasing;
i) the quality control procedures instituted with respect to such product to ensure electronic product safety;
ii) the results of tests carried out on such product with a view to electronic product safety, including the control of unnecessary, secondary or leakage electronic product radiation;
iii) the results of durability and stability tests on such product. showing up ageing effects which may increase the risk of injury; or
iv) such other procedures pertaining to the control of such product as the Director-General may deem necessary.


2) The provisions of subregulation (1)(a) shall apply mutatis mutandis to any dealer who sells or leases such listed electronic product and the information referred to in subregulation (1) shall, on request, be supplied to the approved dealer concerned by such dealer.


3) The records referred to in subregulations (1) and (2) shall—
a) at all times, save when they have been withdrawn from use or have been removed for the purposes of these regulations or of any law, be kept on the business premises of the approved dealer or dealer concerned, as the case may be, in a place which is reasonably protected against fire and theft;
b) be updated daily;
c) at all reasonable times be made available for inspection at the request of an inspector;
d) in the event of a change of ownership of the business concerned, be handed over to the new owner;
e) at the request of the Director-General, as a complete record or in part or in the form of extracts, be forwarded to or delivered at, as the case may be, an address specified by him; and
f) be disposed of only in such manner as may be approved by the Director-General.