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Act No. XXV of 2000 on chemical safety.

Country/Territory
Hungary
Document type
Legislation
Date
2000 (2013)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Hazardous substances Pollution control Classification/declassification Registration Access-to-information Packaging/labelling Transport/storage Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
The consolidated version of the Act entered into force on 1 September 2013.
Abstract

Considering the constitutional right to health and to a healthy environment, the Parliament enacts this Act in the interest of appropriate identification, prevention, reduction, neutralization, and publication of harmful effects of hazardous substances and products. The Act deals, among others, with the classification, notification of hazardous substances, registration of new substances, packaging, labelling, storage, transport and advertisement of hazardous substances, assessment and reduction of risks, risk management, information about risks, exchange of information.

Full text
Hungarian
Website
njt.hu

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), establishing a European Chemicals Agency, amending Directive 1999/45/EC and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No. 793/93 and Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1488/94 as well as Council Directive 76/769/EEC and Commission Directives 91/155/EEC, 93/67/EEC, 93/105/EC and 2000/21/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2006 (2023)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Registration, Authorization/permit, Precautionary principle, Basic legislation, Institution, Access-to-information, Environmental fees/charges, Internal trade, International trade, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Inventory, Packaging/labelling, Protection of environment, Public health, Risk assessment/management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.

Legislation | European Union | 2008 (2017)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation (EU) No. 528/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products.

Legislation | European Union | 2012 (2021)

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Precautionary principle, Cultural heritage, Cleaning agents/detergents, Disinfection/disinfestation, Plant protection, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Governmental Decree No. 123 of 2009 (VI. 12.) Korm. concerning detailed rules of procedures relative to the export and import of certain hazardous substances and hazardous products.

Legislation | Hungary | 2009 (2015)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, International trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, PIC-prior informed consent, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Joint Decree No. 41 of 2000 of the Ministry of Health and of the Ministry of Environmental Protection on the restriction of certain activities in connection with certain hazardous substances and products.

Legislation | Hungary | 2000 (2002)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 224 of 2008 (IX. 9.) of the Government concerning detailed rules of application of the chemical load penalty.

Legislation | Hungary | 2008 (2013)

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 374 of 2012 (XII. 18.) Korm. of the Government on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment.

Legislation | Hungary | 2012 (2014)

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 316 of 2013 (VIII.28.) of the Government on certain rules concerning the authorization and the placing on the market of biocidal products.

Legislation | Hungary | 2013 (2013)

Keyword: Access-to-information, Authorization/permit, Hazardous substances, Inspection, Pollution control, Pesticides, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act No. CXXVIII of 2011 concerning disaster management and amending certain related acts.

Legislation | Hungary | 2011 (2013)

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Hazards, Governance, Hazardous substances, Early warning system, Basic legislation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX