HC Deb 01 February 1962 vol 652 c105W
39. Mrs. Butler

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps are being taken by his Department to ensure that pesticides for use in homes, shops and offices conform to approved safety standards.

Mr. Renton

The retail sale of preparations containing a number of toxic substances used in insecticides is subject to appropriate safeguards under the legislation relating to poisons. My right hon. Friend has no reason to think that any further steps are necessary.

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