Chemicals: Proof of competence according to § 5 Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance

For the supply of certain chemicals in wholesale and retail, a certificate of competence is required.

For the supply of certain chemicals in the wholesale and retail trade, a certificate of competence according to § 5 Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance is required.

There are also limited credentials that only apply to certain chemicals. Furthermore, there is a supplementary proof of chemical expertise to the certificate of competence for the placing on the market of plant protection products.

Depending on requirements, different examination dates are offered per year.


Contact details of all authorities responsible for the chemicals sector in Schleswig-Holstein can be found on the website of the state government of Schleswig-Holstein.

The Federal/State Working Group on Chemical Safety (BLAC) is a working committee of the Environment Ministers' Conference (UMK) and has the task, among other things, of preparing a uniform administrative implementation. It provides a questionnaire for the proficiency test.

  • Chemical monitoring: Competent authorities
  • BLAC - Questionnaire for the Proficiency Examination
  • Act on Protection against Hazardous Substances (Chemicals Act - ChemG),
  • § 5 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
  • § 5 ChemVerbotsV
  • VwGebV

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