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Decree relative to chemical products and biotechnical organisms (2008:245).

Country/Territory
Sweden
Document type
Regulation
Date
2008 (2008)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Cultivated plants, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Animal health Biosafety Biotechnology Biological agents Pesticides Pollution control Hazardous substances Registration Data collection/reporting EIA Classification/declassification
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Decree, made under provisions of Chapter 14 the Environmental Code, provides rules for the registration, handling use etc. of chemical products and biotechnical organisms and in particular products to be declared by the State Chemical Inspection Authority to be particularly hazardous products. This Authority shall have regulatory powers in this field. Other regulatory powers are assigned to, among others, the Food Safety Agency. The Schedule to this Decree lists classification of products f

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Swedish
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References - Legislation

Implements

Swedish Environmental Code (1998:808).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007)

Keyword: Framework law, Basic legislation, Institution, Pollution control, EIA, Access-to-information, Agricultural land, Ecosystem preservation, Environmental audit, Environmental planning, GMO, Environmental standards, Inspection, Polluter pays principle, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Soil rehabilitation, Management/conservation, Waste management, Waste prevention, Water conservation zone, Waterworks, Drainage/land reclamation, Authorization/permit, Protected area, National parks

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

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

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Registration, Authorization/permit, Precautionary principle, Basic legislation, Institution, Access-to-information, Environmental fees/charges, Internal trade, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Chemical Products and Biotechnical Organisms Ordinance (1998:941).

Legislation | Sweden | 1998 (2007) | Repealed

Keyword: Animal health, Biosafety, Biotechnology, Biological agents, Pesticides, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Registration, Data collection/reporting, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Decree concerning extraction waste (2008:722).

Legislation | Sweden | 2008

Keyword: Mining, Waste disposal, Hazardous waste, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on environmental sanction fees (2012:259).

Legislation | Sweden | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental fees/charges, Ozone layer, Soil pollution/quality, Oil pollution, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Waste disposal, Classification/declassification, Registration, Transport/storage, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Ordinance (2013:417) amending the Ordinance (2008:245) on chemical products and biotechnical organisms.

Legislation | Sweden | 2013

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Enforcement/compliance, Consumer protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX