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Apply for permission to provide / dispense certain hazardous substances and mixtures in accordance with the ChemVerbotsV


If you wish to supply substances or mixtures to private end consumers on a commercial or self-employed basis within the framework of an economic undertaking or make them available to third parties, which are to be labelled in accordance with the CLP Regulation (Regulation EC No. 1272/2008)

    1. one of the hazard pictograms GHS06 (skull with crossbones) or
    2. GHS08 (health hazard) and the signal word danger, and one of the hazard statements H340, H350, H350i, H360, H360F, H360D, H360FD, H360Fd, H360Df, H370 or H372

you need a permit.

Before intending to sell or make products available at retail, you must check the need to apply for a permit.

This permission is granted to your company if you employ at least 1 person who:

  • has proven expertise in accordance with Section 11 (1) of the Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance (ChemVerbotsV),
  • has the required reliability, and
  • is at least 18 years old.

In the case of companies with several establishments, there must be a person who meets these requirements in each establishment in which substances and mixtures that fall under Annex II of the Chemical Prohibition Ordinance are offered.

The authorisation may be limited to individual hazardous substances and mixtures or to groups of hazardous substances and mixtures. It may be granted subject to certain conditions. Conditions can also be ordered retrospectively.

Don't need permission

  • Pharmacies
  • Manufacturers, importers and distributors who supply the above-mentioned substances and preparations only to resellers, professional users or public research, research or educational institutions

Process flow

You can apply for a permit to dispense particularly hazardous substances or mixtures in the retail trade in writing using the form provided:

  • Download and print the form online.  
  • Fill out the form and attach the necessary supporting documents
  • Submit the application documents to the LAVG by post.
  • You will then receive permission or, if applicable, information about the rejection of your application by post.

Competent authority

The districts and independent cities are responsible

Requirements

At least 1 person in the company who

  • has proven expertise 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.

Which documents are required?

  • Proof of competence (e.g. certificate of expertise and, if applicable, proof of participation in a training event)
  • Certificate of good conduct of document type O for submission to authorities
  • Identification document (excerpt from the commercial register, business registration)

What are the fees?

Fees according to state law: Ordinance on fees and expenses for official acts and services (General Schedule of Fees Section 21.3.1 Permit according to § 6 Chemicals Prohibition Ordinance)

Fee according to time spent, but at least 120 €

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Application deadline: Application and issuance of the permit before the start of the activity

Applications / forms

Proof of competence (e.g. certificate of expertise and, if applicable, proof of participation in a training event)

Certificate of good conduct of document type O for submission to authorities

Identification document

Appeal

You can object.

What else should I know?

Proof of expertise is a prerequisite for the granting of a permit. Qualified persons are:

  • druggists (under certain conditions),
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Engineers,
  • Pharmaceutical Technical Assistants,
  • pharmacy assistants,
  • certified pest controllers or
  • Persons who have completed vocational training as pest controllers.

For these persons, the legislator assumes that they have acquired the expertise as part of their training. Other persons must pass an expert examination in accordance with § 11 (2) ChemVerbotsV at the competent authority or an institution recognised by the competent authority for this purpose.

Comments

Text reviewed by the Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection

Author

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competent Bodies


Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Gesundheit
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
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Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
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Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information


Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
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Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)