Review of Remediation Standards for Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories: Risk Assessment Recommendations for a New Zealand Standard

Published online: 
26 October 2016

This report provides a recommendation to be incorporated in a new proposed standard for methamphetamine residues in remediated houses previously used as clandestine laboratories and also where methamphetamine has used, but not manufactured.

The recommendation is based on a review by the Institute of Environmental Science and Research of published and online literature, international health authority websites, reports, and journal articles relating to health effects and exposures to methamphetamine. 

The report is being provided to Standards New Zealand (Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment) which is currently developing the new standard.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    26 October 2016
  • Citation:
    Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited. 2016. Review of Remediation Standards for Clandestine Methamphetamine Laboratories: Risk Assessment recommendations for a New Zealand Standard. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:
    Third-party content. Please check the document or email the Web Manager to find out how to obtain permission to re-use content.
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