Factsheet: Chemicals Act

Chemicals Act

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Act on chemical substances and products
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Bekendtgørelse af lov om kemiske stoffer og produkter
Description: 
This law aims to prevent health hazards, unnecessary environmental impact and environmental damage related to the manufacturing, storage, use and disposal of chemical substances and products. For the administration of the Act the possibility can be given of promoting cleaner technology and to reduce the problems associated with waste disposal.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate chemicals in terms of risks for human health and the environment.
Responsible Authority: 
Danish ministry of the environment - Miljøministeriet

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1996
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2007