Chemicals: placing on the market of certain substances - authorisation and notification

Anyone wishing to place substances or preparations on the market that are to be labelled "toxic" or "very toxic" requires a permit.

The Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance (ChemVerbotsV)

  • restricts or prohibits the placing on the market of certain hazardous substances (hazardous substances) and
  • lays down conditions for the release of certain hazardous substances.

Anyone who places substances or preparations on the market on a commercial or independent basis within the framework of an economic enterprise that are to be labelled with the hazard symbols T (toxic) or T+ (very toxic) in accordance with the Hazardous Substances Ordinance requires the permission of the competent authority.

Anyone who does not supply toxic or very toxic substances to private individuals, but exclusively to resellers, professional users or public research, investigation or educational institutions, must report this to the competent authority.

For the placing on the market of these certain hazardous substances, a competent person is required in the company ( proof of competence in accordance with § 5 of the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance ).

  • Act on Protection against Hazardous Substances (Chemicals Act - ChemG),
  • § 2 Ordinance on Prohibitions and Restrictions on the Placing on the Market of Dangerous Substances, Preparations and Products according to the Chemicals Act (Chemicals Prohibition Code - ChemVerbotsV),
  • Landesverordnung über Verwaltungsgebühren (Allgemeiner Gebührentarif) Tarifstelle 2.3.2 - VwGebV.

Related Links

  • ChemG
  • § 2 ChemVerbotsV
  • VwGebV

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