||The purpose of these Regulations is to—
||prescribe the requirements for the phase-out of the use, production, distribution, import and export of the following listed substances:
||Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acids; its salts (PFOS) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonyl Fluoride;
||Hexabromodiphenyl Ether and heptabromodiphenyl Ether; and
||Tetrabromodiphenyl Ether and pentabromodiphenyl Ether,
in order to ensure that impacts or potential impacts on environmental are prevented, mitigated or minimised; and
||set out timeframes during which all listed substances listed in subregulation (1)(a) must have been completely phased-out and all resulting wastes managed.
||These Regulations apply uniformly to any person that uses, produces, distributes, sells, imports or exports a listed substance.