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Name: Occupational Safety and Health (Prohibition of Use of Substance) Order 1999 (P.U. 303).
Country: Malaysia
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1999-07-12
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1999-07-29, Vol. 43, No. 15, pp. 1942-1943
ISN: MYS-1999-R-56617
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=56617&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1999-07-29, Vol. 43, No. 15, pp. 1942-1943
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits the use of a number of substances for certain purposes. Inter alia, prohibits the use of white phosphorous in the production of matches; benzene, carbon disulphide, n-Hexane and carbon tetrachloride in cleaning and degreasing; and the general use of crocidolite and substances containing 4-Aminodiphenyl, benzidine, 2-Naphthylamine, and 4-Nitrodiphenyl.
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