Commercial handling of toxins Permission

If you wish to place substances or mixtures on the market to private end users on a commercial or independent basis in the context of an economic undertaking, the CLP Regulation (Regulation EC No. 1272/2008) with one of the hazard pictograms GHS06 (dead head with crossed bones) or GHS08 (health hazard) and the signal word danger, and one of the hazard warnings H370 ("damages the organs ...") or H372 ("Damages the organs ... in the event of prolonged or repeated exposure ..."), you must obtain a permit. Before the intended delivery or supply of products that are marked or labelled with appropriate pictograms in the retail trade, you must check the need for the application for a permit. Your company will receive this permission if you employ at least 1 person who is the expertise has been proven in accordance with Section 11 (1) of the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance (ChemVerbotsV), has the required reliability and is at least 18 years old. Companies are authorised to employ persons who meet the above requirements in each permanent establishment. Important note: Substances and mixtures to be labelled with GHS08 (health hazard) and the signal word danger, and one of the following hazard warnings, may not be given to private end users: H340 ("May cause genetic defects ..."), H350 ("Can cause cancer ..."), H350i ("May cause cancer when inhaled."), H360 (H360 "May affect fertility or harm the child in the womb ..."), H360F ("May affect fertility"), H360D ("May harm the child in the womb."), H360FD ("May affect fertility. May damage the child in the womb."), - H360Fd ("May affect fertility. May probably harm the child in the womb.")

Certificate of expertise (e.g. certificate of expertise and, if applicable, proof of participation in a training event) Certificate of the document O for submission to the authorities Identification document (commercial register extract, trade registration)


Online procedure possible: no Written form required: yes (the presentation of individual documents in the original is required.) Personal appearance necessary: no

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Preconditions
At least 1 person in the company who the expertise has been proven in accordance with Section 11 (1) of the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance (ChemVerbotsV), has the required reliability and is at least 18 years old. Companies are granted permission if they employ people who meet these requirements in each permanent establishment.

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Proof of expertise is a prerequisite for the granting of a permit. Experts are Drogists (under certain conditions), pharmacist Pharmacy engineers, Pharmaceutical-technical assistants, Pharmacy assistants, tested pest controllers or Persons with completed vocational training as pest controllers. For these persons, the legislator assumes that they have acquired expertise in the course of their training. Other persons must pass an expert examination in accordance with Section 11(2) of the ChemVerbotsV with the competent authority or a body recognised by the competent authority for this purpose.
You can apply in writing for a licence to supply particularly dangerous substances or mixtures to the retail trade using the form available: Download and print the form online. Fill in the form and add the necessary evidence Submit the application documents by post to the LAVG. You will then receive permission or, if necessary, information about the rejection of your application by post.

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Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Integration and Consumer Protection

Last update or date of publication
19.02.2020