If you want to handle explosive substances in the commercial sector or operate traffic, you will need a permit in accordance with the Explosives Act. Activities related to explosive substances have a high hazard potential. The aim of the Explosives Act is to protect people and property from these dangers. In order to avoid accidents and misuse, explosives law places high demands on the suitability, reliability and expertise of persons who want to handle explosive substances. Within the scope of reliability, information is obtained from other authorities, e.g. police, public prosecutor's office. If, as an entrepreneur, you want to handle or traffic the following explosive substances, NC powder (nitrocellulose powder) Stage pyrotechnics / technical pyrotechnics fireworks of category F3 and F4, Fireworks pursuant to Paragraph 20(4) of the First Ordinance on the Explosives Act category F2 then you need a permit according to § 7 SprengG! The official permit ensures that only persons who meet the requirements for safe handling have access to explosive substances. When applying for a commercial permit, the competent authority may ask you for further information on the existing storage facilities for the explosive substances.