We issue alerts about important chemical safety information.
We are aware of the overseas legal settlement on glyphosate, which remains approved for controlled use in New Zealand.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, you may have questions about the rules for importing and manufacturing hand sanitisers.
We want to help you stay safe when using chemical substances around your home and garden, by knowing what to look out for on labels and understanding what they ...
We are alerting consumers to the risks of using potting mix after the tragic passing of a Christchurch gardener from Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis).
We have issued a caution notice to alert consumers to risks posed by over-the-counter products which contain synthetic pyrethroids to kill insects.
When mixing products containing hazardous substances - at work, on your land, at home, or anywhere else – you need to know what you are doing. Not all products ...
In June 2017, the rules for some antifouling paints changed. Find out what you need to do if your paint contains the chemicals: diuron, octhilinone or ziram.
We have banned products available for sale to the general public that contain chlorothalonil.
From 7 June 2018 onwards, it is illegal to manufacture or sell some products containing microbeads in New Zealand. Find out more about the rules and whether you...
Find out more about your obligations for planning, managing and disposing of fire-fighting foams containing PFOS, and how we can help.
In the light of EPA’s recent testing of fire-fighting foams at airports, this is a reminder to all industries using aqueous film-forming foams that some foams m...
Find out what you need to do if your fire-fighting foam was manufactured using PFAS chemicals, including PFOS and PFOA.
We want to help you stay safe when you use over-the-counter pest control products.
We have reassessed the use of paraquat in New Zealand. There are new restrictions and greater controls around its use. Find out what the rules are.