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Environment Protection Authority

Environmental Issues

Chemicals and pesticides

Applying antifoulant paints at marinas

As antifouling paints are registered pesticides, their use must comply with the requirements of the Pesticides Act 1999 and Pesticides Regulation 2009. This factsheet guides on the regulation and use of antifouling paints in NSW. It provides:

  • a short description of the regulatory requirements for using antifouling paints, including record keeping requirements
  • general guidance on preventing pollution to waters.

More information on improving environmental performance at marinas

The format and structure of this publication may have been adapted for web delivery.

Page last updated: 30 January 2015