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Chemicals Act (No. 6 of 2023).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1993 (2023)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Hazardous substances Pollution control Waste disposal Pesticides Cleaning agents/detergents Environmental standards Basic legislation Standards Protection of environment
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act aims to prevent health hazards, unnecessary environmental impact and environmental damage during production, storage, use and disposal of chemical substances and products in order to reduce problems associated with waste disposal.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EC) No. 648/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on detergents.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Cleaning agents/detergents, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 79/117/EEC prohibiting the placing on the market and use of plant protection products containing certain active substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1978 (2003)

Keyword: Plant production, Pesticides, Toxicity/poisoning, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 98/8/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market.

Legislation | European Union | 1998

Keyword: Disinfection/disinfestation, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Authorization/permit, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 1999/45/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous preparations.

Legislation | European Union | 1999

Keyword: Pesticides, Standards, Packaging/labelling, Internal trade, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1967

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 92/32/EEC amending for the seventh time Directive 67/548/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances.

Legislation | European Union | 1992

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market.

Legislation | European Union | 1991

Keyword: Plant protection, Pesticides, Fertilizers/nutrients, Packaging/labelling, Certification, Biological control agents, Internal trade, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/128/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for Community action to achieve the sustainable use of pesticides.

Legislation | European Union | 2009 (2019)

Keyword: Pollution control, Pesticides, Precautionary principle, Freshwater pollution, Access-to-information, Policy/planning, Protection of environment, Plant protection, Sustainable use, Integrated pest management-IPM/pest management strategies, Capacity building, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Act No. 564 of 2005 to amend Act on the Protection of the Marine Environment, the Act relative to watercourses, the Act relative to summer holiday dwellings and campings and various other Acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2005

Keyword: Marine pollution, Inland waters, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 545 of 2005 to amend various Acts in the field of public health and certain other sectors.

Legislation | Denmark | 2005

Keyword: Institution, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order No. 242 on pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Pesticides, Hazardous substances, Plant protection, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, Pests/diseases, Standards, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 702 on pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Pesticides, Plant protection, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification, Access-to-information

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 284 on limited export and sale within the EU of electrical equipment containing hazardous substances.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, International trade, Hazardous substances, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 366 on the quality of gasoline, diesel and gas oil for motor vehicle use.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Inspection, Energy conservation/energy production, Internal trade, Oil, Natural gas, Oil pollution, Pollution control, Emissions, Environmental standards, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1075 on classification, packaging, labeling, sale and storage of substances and mixtures.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Transport/storage, Classification/declassification, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1049 on certain requirements for packaging.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Internal trade, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances, Processing/handling, Recycling/reuse, Standards, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1257 on limiting import, sale and production for export within the EU and EFTA countries of vehicles containing certain dangerous substances.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 943 on the import, sale and export of batteries and accumulators.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Consumer protection, Hazardous substances, Internal trade, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 447 on subsidy application for the approval of alternative plant-protection methods.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Subsidy/incentive, Plant protection, Integrated pest management-IPM/pest management strategies, Pests/diseases, Authorization/permit, Ecological production/organic production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 50 on chemical substances and products.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Classification/declassification, Consumer protection, Enforcement/compliance, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1290 on Pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Biological control agents, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Use restrictions, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1232 on Pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Biological control agents, Classification/declassification, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Public land, Use restrictions, Authorization/permit, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Statutory Order No. 241 of 1998 on Plant Protection Substances.

Legislation | Denmark | 1998

Keyword: Pesticides, Classification/declassification, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1015 on delegation to the Environmental Protection Agency for EU-related control of certain fluorinated greenhouse gases.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Emissions, Institution, Climate change, Hazardous substances, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1215 regulating the import, sale and use of biocidal paint.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Hazardous substances, International trade, Pesticides, Pollution control, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 628 on the use of chemical substances and mixtures of pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Pollution control, Plant protection, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 644 on Register of mixtures and products containing nano-materials and manufacturers and importers’ duty to reporting to the Register.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Registration, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 444 on firearms and ammunition allowed for hunting.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Hunting authorization/permit, Hunting/capture, Birds, Hunting gear/hunting methods, Management/conservation, Game, Seasons, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 825 on training of professional handling plants.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Plant protection, Certification, Inspection, Authorization/permit, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1528 on Pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Certification, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Pesticides, Pollution control, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1254 on delegation the Minister of Environment's powers in the Environmental Protection Act and other laws related to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Environmental planning, Institution, Protection of habitats, Policy/planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1113 banning the import and sale of products for indoor use containing phthalates DEHP, DBP, BBP and DIBP, and parts of these substances can come into contact with skin or mucous membranes.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Packaging/labelling, Hazardous substances, International trade, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1041 on limited trade within the EU of electrical equipment containing hazardous substances.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, International trade, Hazardous substances, Environmental standards, Pollution control, Standards, Protection of environment, Consumer protection, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1217 on ban for trading and using parabens in cosmetic products for children under 3 years of age.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1507 on fumigation associated with pest control.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Cereals/grains/rice, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Food quality control/food safety, Agricultural commodities, Pesticides, Authorization/permit, Classification/declassification, Consumer protection, Data collection/reporting, Disinfection/disinfestation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 231 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological control agents, Groundwater, Hazardous substances, Inland waters, Monitoring, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Environmental standards, Certification, Standards, Protection of environment, Surface water, Protected area, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 24 on the use of chemical substances and mixtures of pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 316 on the use of chemical substances and mixtures of pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Plant protection, Pesticides, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1287 on delegation to the Environmental Protection Agency for EU-related control of certain fluorinated greenhouse gases.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1108 on the use of chemical substances and mixtures of pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Pollution control, Plant protection, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 833 on application of chemical substances and mixtures in pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Pesticides, Registration, Treated food

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1311 on quality requirements for environmental measurements.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Air quality/air pollution, Biological control agents, Environmental standards, Certification, Pollution control, Environmental audit, Standards, Protection of environment, Monitoring, Hazardous substances, Waste disposal, Waste management, Surface water, Freshwater pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1455 on certain requirements for packaging.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Internal trade, Environmental standards, Hazardous substances, Processing/handling, Recycling/reuse, Standards, Protection of environment, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1543 on application of chemical substances and mixtures in pesticides.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Pesticides, Registration, Plant protection, Hazardous substances, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 766 on certain requirements for packaging.

Legislation | Denmark | 2020

Keyword: Internal trade, Environmental standards, Processing/handling, Recycling/reuse, Classification/declassification, Tax/levy, Offences/penalties, Standards, Protection of environment, Packaging/labelling, Waste management, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on the taxing of plant protection products (No. 595 of 2020).

Legislation | Denmark | 2020

Keyword: Pesticides, Pollution control, Tax/levy, Plant production, Protection of environment, Biological control agents, Registration, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending the Nature Protection Act, Planning Act, Act on watercourses and various other laws (No. 553 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Waterworks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature Protection Act, the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 484 of 2010).

Legislation | Denmark | 2010

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Environmental standards, Environmental planning, Policy/planning, Standards, Protection of environment, Authorization/permit, Marine protected areas, Protected area, Hazardous substances, Water supply, Flood, Freshwater resources management, National parks, Hunting/capture, Management/conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 294 amending the Act on chemical substances and products and various other laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Plant protection, Pesticides, Hazardous substances, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act relevant to taxation (No. 1336 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Tax/levy, Governance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending various laws (No. 431 of 2005).

Legislation | Denmark | 2005

Keyword: Governance, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Registration, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act and various other laws (No. 173 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Marine pollution, Deep sea bed, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Nature Protection Act, Environmental Protection Act and other laws (No. 571 of 2006).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 1373 of 2004 to amend various Acts in the field of environment protection.

Legislation | Denmark | 2004

Keyword: Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act No. 545 of 2005 to amend various Acts in the field of public health and certain other sectors.

Legislation | Denmark | 2005

Keyword: Institution, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on amending Environmental Protection Act and other Laws (No. 1383 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2009

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Nature and Environmental Act and others.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Protection of environment, Governance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on Chemical Substances and Products (No. 277 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Pesticides, Tax/levy, Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Law on Natural and Environmental Appeal Board and various other Acts (No. 580 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Access-to-justice, Access-to-information, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Environmental Protection Act, the Planning Act and various other Acts (No. 1273 of 2011).

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, Internal trade, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Access-to-information, Access-to-justice, Protection of environment

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on chemicals and repealing the Act on the processing of information on the use of plant protection products in agriculture (Act No. 806 of 2020).

Legislation | Denmark | 2020

Keyword: Pesticides, Data collection/reporting, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX