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Anyone who collects, collects or transports animal by-products on a commercial basis must report this to the competent authority.

Anyone who collects, collects or transports animal by-products on a commercial basis must notify the competent authority of their business before the start of their activities (§ 7 Animal By-products Disposal Ordinance).

For establishments or establishments in which animal by-products are temporarily stored (storage establishments), treated (intermediate treatment plants), processed (processing plants, fat processing plants) or disposed of (incineration and co-incineration plants), prior approval is required (Articles 10-14 of EC Regulation No 1774/2002).

Exemptions are required for certain other uses of animal by-products (§ 4 Animal By-Products Disposal Act).

They must inform the competent authority of the establishment containing animal by-products, indicating:

  • your name,
  • Your address and the
  • animal by-products the transport of which is intended,

indicate. Further documents may be requested. Therefore, it is recommended to contact the competent body in advance.

Applications can be submitted informally.

  • § 4 Animal By-Products Disposal Act (TierNebG),
  • § 7 Animal By-Products Disposal Ordinance (TierNebV),
  • Articles 10 - 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 laying down health rules for animal by-products not intended for human consumption.

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  • Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002
  • § 7 TierNebV
  • § 4 TierNebG

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