HC Deb 26 April 1990 vol 171 c513

Mr. Ian McCartney, supported by Mr. Mike Watson, Mr. Frank Doran, Mr. Eric Martlew, Mr. Martyn Jones, Mr. Keith Bradley, Mrs. Alice Mahon, Mr. David Hinchliffe, Mr. Thomas McAvoy, Mr. John Battle, Mr. Gerry Steinberg and Mr. Lawrence Cunliffe, presented a Bill to protect the general public in the purchase and application of toxic and hazardous substances within the home environment; to provide for the labelling of such products; to provide for the licensing of manufacturers in respect of hazardous substances, products and processes; to improve safety standards and to require testing of substances, products and processes; to provide codes of practice for consumers and contractors; to set up a register of toxic and hazardous substances; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 4 May and to be printed. [Bill 135.]