Export and Import of Dangerous Chemicals
The Authority will have reduced cover for chemicals exports on from 30th March to 6th April
Exporters and importers of PIC chemicals should notify yearly exports and imports under Article 10 before 31st March
The Export Import Regulation
Regulation (EU) No 649/2012, as amended, places obligations on exporters of certain hazardous chemicals when exporting to non-EU countries.
The objective is to allow countries to monitor and to control the export and import of certain hazardous chemicals. It allows countries to refuse export and/or to place certain conditions on their import.
The Export Import Regulation:
- Implements the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade
- Promotes shared responsibility and cooperative efforts in the international movement of hazardous chemicals in order to protect human health and the environment
- Contributes to the environmentally sound use of hazardous chemicals
- Imposes the same packaging and labelling requirements as apply within the EU to all exports of all dangerous substances
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