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Category: EPA

Non-compliant paint suppliers get on-the-spot fine reminder

Suppliers of non-compliant paints can now be hit with on-the-spot fines of between €500 and €1,000, the Environmental Protection Agency, has confirmed. Paints suppliers are being advised to make sure they are in compliance with the requirements of the Decorative Paints Regulations (S.I. No. 564 of 2012). Non-compliance with the requirements of these regulations is

Is your business solvent compliant?

The Environmental Protection Agency is asking bodyshops around the country if they are compliant with the solvent regulations? If you carry out vehicle refinishing operations: Do you hold a valid (in date) certificate of compliance, as issued by your local authority? If not, arrange for an inspection by an EPA approved assessor immediately. Do all