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Regulation No. 922 on restrictions in using environmentally hazardous chemicals and other products (Product Regulations).

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The purpose of this Regulation is to prevent certain dangerous substances and preparations from causing environmental damage. These rules apply to the production, international trade and use of substances, preparations and products for analysis and research purposes, unless otherwise specified. Among the hazardous substances, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), lead, mercury and mercury compounds, short-chain chlorinated paraffin, octylphenol, acrylamide and methylol, brominated flame retardants, N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide (DEET), PFOS in fire-fighting foam, phosphor, batteries, electrical products and equipment as well as oil-derivate substances (gasoline, diesel etc.). The former (electrical products) shall be labeled in adherence to EU regulations, and prevention of emissions leading to depletion of ozone in the shall also be regulated by this document.
Appendix 2.I. Batteries marking.
Appendix 2.II. Regulation of capacity labeling of batteries.
Appendix 2.III. Materials and parts that are exempt from the prohibition in articles 2-19.
Appendix 2.IV. Requirements for petrol and diesel.
Appendix 2.V. EE products - exceptions and labeling.
Appendix 2.VI A. Detergent regulations.
Appendix 2.VI B. Changes to agent regulations.
Appendix 2.VII: Annex to article 2-24 to 2-26 of organic compounds in paints and varnishes.
Appendix 6.I. Chemical substances that lead to the depletion of the ozone layer (ozone depleting substances).
Appendix 6.II. New chemical substances that lead to ozone depletion.
Appendix 6.III. Phasing Plans.
Appendix 6.IV. Critical uses of halon.
Appendix 6.V. Process agents.
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Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 July 2004.
Consolidated version of Regulation No. 922 of 2004 as amended last by Regulation No. 918 of 25 June 2019.
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FOR 2004-06-01 nr 922: Forskrift om begrensning i bruk av helse- og milj farlige kjemikalier og andre produkter (produktforskriften).