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Approved Document D - Toxic Substances

Approved Document D - Toxic Substances

  • Publication title: Approved Document D - Toxic Substances (1992 edition incorporating 2002 and 2010 amendments)
  • Date published: reprinted December 2010
  • ISBN: 978 1 85946 203 4
  • Price: £5 (free to download)

Summary

This current edition of Approved Document D (Toxic Substances) has been updated and replaces the previous 2002 edition.

It incorporates amendments made to reflect any changes arising as a result of the Building Regulations 2010. The changes mainly reflect regulation number changes as a result of re-ordering. There have been no amendments to the substantive requirements in Schedule 1 (ie Parts A to P) of the Building Regulations.

Changes coming into effect in 2013.

DCLG has published the 2013 Amendments to Approved Documents for use with a number of current Approved Documents, and can be found in the download section below. This document lists the amendments to Approved Documents A, B Vol 1, B Vol 2, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, L1A, L1B, L2A, L2B and M.  
Changes to Approved Document D come into effect on the 6 April 2013 and 1 July 2013 for use in England*.

* This Approved Document gives guidance for compliance with the Building Regulations for building work carried out in England. It also applies to building work carried out on excepted energy buildings in Wales as defined in the Welsh Ministers (Transfer of Functions) (No. 2) Order 2009.

Download

Approved Document D - Toxic substances (1992 edition incorporating 2002 and 2010 amendments) (PDF 1.6MB)
This is the current edition of Approved Document D (Toxic Substances). It supersedes the original 1992 edition (see archived version below) by incorporating the changes made by amendments in 2002, and the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2010

2013 Amendments to Approved Documents (PDF 479 Kb)
For use from 6 April 2013 with the current Approved Document.

Order

This is a priced publication available from RIBA Bookshops Mail Order, The Old Post Office, St Nicholas Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1RH. Order through the orders telephone line: 0191 244 5557, Fax: 0191 244 5553, Email: sales@ribabookshops.com or visit the RIBA online bookshop to buy online.

Archived

2010 Amendmends:

Amendments to Approved Documents and Compliance Guides 2010: List of revisions and corrections (PDF 123 Kb)
This amendment slip shows how the old regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2000 correspond to the new regulation numbers within Building Regulations 2010.

2002:

Approved Document D - Toxic substances (1992 edition incorporating 2002 amendments) (PDF 302 Kb)
This edition of Approved Document D - Toxic Substances, incorporates amendments made in 2002.

Copyright

See specific copyright terms which apply to the approved documents.