Scheme for Safe Disposal of Time-Expired Pyrotechnics (TEPs)
Marine Notice No. 13 of 2000
Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishers, Yachtsmen and Seafarers
The Department of Transport to announce the establishment of a scheme for the safe disposal of TEPs. Individuals or organisations may bring expired pyrotechnics to the chandlers listed below, where they will in turn be transported to the army for safe disposal. The following points should be noted when bringing TEPs to the listed chandlers:
pyrotechnics should be handled with due care and diligence. Every
2. Misfired or faulty pyrotechnics should not be returned with TEPs. Where pyrotechnics are suspected of being in a dangerous condition the Gardaí should be notified.
should be contained in a paper or plastic bag which in turn should be
4. When transporting TEPs packages must be securely stowed to prevent movement during transport. No matches or other goods should be carried in the vehicle.
5. There should be no smoking when handling or transporting TEPs.
List of Chandler Companies where time-expired pyrotechnics (TEPs) can be brought:
Tel: (061) 376364
Fax: (061) 376205
C.H. Marine Ltd.,
Tel: (028) 23190
Fax: (028) 22028
C.H. Marine Ltd.,
Unit 4, Frankfield Ind. Est.,
Union Chandlery Ltd.,
23 Doughcloyne Industrial Estate,
Swan Net Gundry Ltd.
Tel: (027) 70502
Atlantic Marine Supplies,
Tel: (074) 9731440
Swan Net Grundy Ltd,
Tel: (074) 9731180
O’Sullivan (Marine Ltd.)
Black Church Business Park,
Tel: (01) 4580600
Solas Marine Limited,
The Carlisle Pier,
Tel: (01) 2846167
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