Definitions for "Hazardous Substances"
Keywords:  cercla, epa, obc, coshh, waikato
Hazardous substances consist of CERCLA hazardous substances, pollutants, and contaminants as defined in CERCLA sections 101(14) and 101(33), except as otherwise specifically noted in the HRS.
Any substance which is explosive, flammable, corrosive, toxic or oxidises other materials. For the Waikato Regional Plan definition, click here.
The words "Hazardous Substances" mean materials that, because of their quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics, may cause or pose a present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly used, treated, stored, disposed of, generated, manufactured, transported or otherwise handled.
means lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in quantities exceeding the maximum concentration value levels established under the RoHS Directive.