Malaysia consulting on draft revised list of carcinogenic substances


Closing date for public comments is 24 February

Malaysia’s Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Dosh) is consulting until 24 February on a draft revised list of prohibited carcinogenic substances under the Occupational Safety And Health (Prohibition of Use of Substance) Order 1999.

The Order, which sits under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 (Osha), “covers the prohibition of use of [carcinogenic] substances. It bans the use of certain carcinogenic substances and stipulates how [companies] can use them for specific activities,” the director of the Dosh’s chemical management division, Hazlina Yon, told Chemical Watch.

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Chemical Watch, 12-01-22