Concentration of Phosphorus in Certain Cleaning Products Regulations

Version of section 3 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-06-30:

  •  (1) The concentration of phosphorus in any laundry detergent shall not exceed five per cent by weight expressed as phosphorus pentoxide or 2.2 per cent by weight expressed as elemental phosphorus.

  • (2) The percentages referred to in subsection (1) shall be determined by the methods set out in

    • (a) A Modified Procedure for the Determination of Phosphorus in Detergents, Department of the Environment Report EPS 4-WP-74-2; or

    • (b) Automated Method for the Determination of the Phosphorus Content of Detergents, Department of the Environment Report EPS 1-WP-76-1.

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