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Asbestos-containing Products Import Prohibition

From 1 October 2016 the importation of asbestos-containing products is prohibited unless the importer has a permit for the shipment issued by the Environmental Protection Authority.

The importation ban has been put in place by way of the Imports and Exports (Asbestos-containing Products) Prohibition Order 2016, made under the Imports and Exports (Restrictions) Act 1988.

See a copy of the Order.

See information on the prohibition and how to apply for a permit.

Last updated 10 October 2016