There are national and international legal tools that manage chemicals in Botswana.
Responsibility of chemicals management is shared amongst different ministries in Botswana.The following are Acts that cover chemicals management.Copies of these Acts are available for purchase at the Government Printers:
This law provides for the management of chemicals hazards at the workplace
Agro chemicals Act (1999)
This provides for the control of import, sale, distribution and disposal of Agrochemicals
This Act provides for management and control of Hazardous waste
Atmospheric Pollution Act (1971)
This Act provides for prevention of pollution of atmosphere by industrial processes.
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS
INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AGREEMENTS RATIFIED BY BOTSWANA
Chemical Weapons Convention