Chemicals Legislation

The chemicals legislation is based on various acts and ordinances. It is largely harmonised with the regulations of the European Union, but is developed and implemented in an autonomous manner. 

The underlying laws

The following laws provide a framework for the chemicals legislation:

Additional laws are also taken into account:

Ordinances of the Federal Council

Departmental ordinances of the FDHA and the DETEC

Additional specific provisions are specified in the ordinances of the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) and the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications (DETEC).

Departmental ordinances of the FDHA

Departmental ordinances of the DETEC

Last modification 12.01.2017

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