Signage requirements for vertebrate toxic agents

Under regulation 13.19 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017, WorkSafe can specify a period of time for which a PCBU with management or control of work involving a vertebrate toxic agent (VTA) being applied or laid will must ensure that compliant signage is displayed.

Under regulation 13.19 of the Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 the following time periods have been set:

Active ingredient that is used as a VTA

Substance namePeriod (in months)
3-chloro-p-toluidine hydrochloride (DRC 1339) HSR001611 - Powder containing 970 - 980 g/kg 3-chloro-p-toluidine hydrochloride 1
Brodifacoum

HSR001594 - Bait containing 0.05 g/kg brodifacoum

HSR001612 - Bait containing 0.02 g/kg brodifacoum

HSR100813 - RODENTHOR Block Bait

HSR100814 - RODENTHOR Soft Bait

12
Bromadialone

HSR001603 - Bait containing 0.05 g/kg - 0.1 g/kg bromadiolone

HSR007908 - Liquid bait containing bromadiolone at 0.06 g/L

HSR007909 - Liquid Bromatrol

12
Cholecalciferol

HSR001598 - Bait containing 8 g/kg cholecalciferol (Substance A)

HSR007749 - Bait containing 8 g/kg cholecalciferol (Substance B)

HSR007891 - Pestoff DECAL Possum Bait

HSR101042 - Pestoff Green Blocks

HSR100456 - LDC Feracol Paste

4
Coumatetralyl

HSR001602 - Powder containing 7.4 g/kg coumatetralyl

HSR001605 - Bait containing 0.375%nbsp;- 0.5 g/kg coumatetralyl

8
Diphacinone

HSR001595 - Paste containing 0.3 g/kg diphacinone

HSR001596 - Bait containing 0.05 g/kg diphacinone

8
Difethialone

HSR100839 - Generation Soft Bait Single-Feed Rodenticide

HSR100840 - Generation Block Single-Feed Rodenticide

HSR100841 - Generation Blue Max block Single-Feed Rodenticide

12
Flocoumafen HSR001601 - Bait containing 0.05 g/kg flocoumafen 12
Microencapsulated zinc phosphide HSR100577 - MZP Paste containing 15 g/kg zinc phosphide (HSR09013) 6
Pindone

HSR101184 - PLC-2

HSR001597 - Soluble concentrate containing 34 g/litre pindone as the sodium salt

HSR001604 - Bait containing 0.25 - 0.5 g/kg pindone

HSR100544 - Pindone Liquid Concentrate

8
Sodium cyanide HSR001606 - Paste containing 500 - 600 g/kg sodium cyanide 2
Sodium nitrate HSR100893 - Bait containing sodium nitrite at 100 g/kg 4
Yellow phosphorous

HSR001609 - Paste containing 9.5 - 10 g/kg yellow phosphorus

HSR001610 - Paste containing 4.5 - 5 g/kg yellow phosphorus

1
Potassium cyandie

HSR001607 - Encapsulated paste containing 500 g/kg potassium cyanide

HSR001608 - Encapsulated pellet containing 800 g/kg potassium cyanide

HSR001673 - Feratox 475g/kg

HSR100752 - Feratox pellet in Ferafeed Paste (Formulations A-F)

HSR007628 - Bait containing 0.55% - 1.84% encapsulated potassium cyanide

4
Sodium fluroacetate (1080)

HSR002418 - Polymer gel containing 50 g/kg sodium fluoroacetate

HSR002419 - Polymer gel block containing 1.5 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002420 - Apple-based paste containing 0.6 - 0.8 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002421 - Apple-based paste containing 1.5 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002422 - Cereal-based pellets containing 0.4 - 0.8 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002423 - Fishmeal pellets containing 1.0 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002424 - Cereal based pellets containing 1.5 - 2.0 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002424 - RS5 Cereal Pellets (with 1 bird repellent)

HSR002425 - Fish paste containing 10 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002426 - Polymer gel containing 100 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

HSR002427 - Soluble concentrate containing 200 g sodium fluoroacetate/litre

HRE000001 – Peanut-based paste containing 1.5 g sodium fluoroacetate/kg

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Decision document - 10 October 2018 (PDF 1.2 MB)