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8 Subclasses and categories for oxidising substances and organic peroxides

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Subclasses and categories for oxidising substances and organic peroxides
(1)
Oxidising substances are divided into the subclasses 5.1.1 and 5.1.2, organic peroxides are subclass 5.2, and each subclass is divided into 1 or more categories.
(2)
An oxidising substance or organic peroxide is classified as having a particular hazard classification if it meets the criteria set out in the table in Schedule 3 for that hazard classification.
(3)
For the purposes of subclass 5.2,—
(a)
if a substance does not meet the criteria for a 5.2A, 5.2B, or 5.2C hazard classification, a 5.2D hazard classification applies unless sufficient data are provided that show the substance meets the criteria for hazard classification 5.2E, 5.2F, or 5.2G:
(b)
Test Series A, B, C, D, E, F, and G refer to UN Tests for Self-Reactive Substances and Organic Peroxides in sections 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27 respectively of the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria.

History Note - Regulations of New Zealand

These Regulations were revoked, as from 1 December 2017, by reg 4(1) Hazardous Substances (Health and Safety Reform Revocations) Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/233).

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