Code of Practice for the Safe Use and Management of Registered Pesticides Containing 1080, PAPP and Strychnine - Western Australia


You must comply with this code if you intend to manufacture, sell and supply, use and possess 1080, para-amino propiophenone (PAPP) and strychnine products. These products are used to manage wild dogs, foxes and other vertebrate pests.

This code covers:

  • manufacture and wholesale supply of 1080, PAPP and strychnine products
  • retail sale and supply of 1080, PAPP and strychnine products
  • transport
  • storage
  • requirements for record keeping and auditing
  • accident and incident reporting
  • 1080 and PAPP - information and specific requirements
  • strychnine - information and specific requirements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Medicines and Poisons Act 2014 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Health

Medicines and Poisons Regulation Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.