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Chemicals: Placing solvent-based paints and varnishes on the market - Permit

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

According to the Solvent-Based Paints and Varnishes Ordinance, certain paints and varnishes may not be placed on the market. This concerns paints and varnishes for coating buildings and products for vehicle refinishing with a content of volatile organic compounds above the specified limit.

However, with regard to the restoration and maintenance of buildings and vintage vehicles, the purchase and sale of the substances and preparations in question may be permitted by the competent authority.


Who should I contact?
  • To the State Office for the Environment (LfU) if you are a manufacturer

Contact details for all authorities responsible for chemicals in Schleswig-Holstein can be found on the Schleswig-Holstein state government website.

What are the fees?

An administrative fee of between EUR 100.00 and EUR 500.00 is payable for the granting of a permit or exemption in accordance with the state ordinance on administrative fees. Detailed information can be obtained from the responsible office.

Legal basis
  • Act on Protection against Hazardous Substances (Chemicals Act - ChemG),
  • § Section 3 (3) of the Chemicals Act Ordinance on the Limitation of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) by Restricting the Placing on the Market of Solvent-Based Paints and Varnishes (Solvent-Based Paints and Varnishes Ordinance - ChemVOCFarbV),
  • State Ordinance on Administrative Fees (General Tariff of Fees) Tariff item 2.3.6 - VwGebV.
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

  • To the State Office for the Environment (LfU) if you are a manufacturer

Contact details for all authorities responsible for chemicals in Schleswig-Holstein can be found on the Schleswig-Holstein state government website.

What are the fees?

An administrative fee of between EUR 100.00 and EUR 500.00 is payable for the granting of a permit or exemption in accordance with the state ordinance on administrative fees. Detailed information can be obtained from the responsible office.

Legal basis

  • Act on Protection against Hazardous Substances (Chemicals Act - ChemG),
  • § Section 3 (3) of the Chemicals Act Ordinance on the Limitation of Emissions of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) by Restricting the Placing on the Market of Solvent-Based Paints and Varnishes (Solvent-Based Paints and Varnishes Ordinance - ChemVOCFarbV),
  • State Ordinance on Administrative Fees (General Tariff of Fees) Tariff item 2.3.6 - VwGebV.

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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