Anti-Foul Regulations

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Banned substances in Anti-Fouling paint

Did you know that the Environmental Protection Authority of New Zealand (EPA) prohibits a number of hazardous chemicals commonly used in anti-foul paint?

Anti-fouling paint containing these substances will no longer be imported or made in New Zealand after 1 July 2023:

– Diuron
– Octhilinone
– Ziram
– Thiram
– Irgarol
– Chlorothalonil

Please ensure your boat uses only approved anti-foul paint to minimise the risk to New Zealand’s environment and human health.

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