Ukraine has published a new piece of legislation on chemical safety and the management of chemical products. The new law will apply from June 29, 2024.
On December 28, 2022, Ukraine issued Law No. 2804-IX of December 1, 2022 on Ensuring Chemical Safety and Management of Chemical Products in the Voice of Ukraine (Голос України – No. 263). This new piece of legislation stems from Ukraine’s announcement of On Adoption as a Basis of the Draft Law of Ukraine on Chemical Safety and Management of Chemical Products (Reg. No 8037) and was finalized prior to adoption as Law No. 2804-IX on December 1, 2022.
This comprehensive piece of legislation contains 12 sections with a regulatory framework for the management of chemicals. It defines legal, organizational and economic principles to protect human health and the environment from the risks that can be posed by chemicals, establishes requirements for economic operators, and seeks to ensure chemical safety and the management of chemical products by considering the nation’s international obligations.
Highlights of several sections in Law No. 2804-IX of December 1, 2022 are summarized in Table 1.
Law No. 2804-IX of December 1, 2022 on Ensuring Chemical Safety and Management of Chemical Products , Voice of Ukraine, No. 263, December 28, 2022.
Article 3 Scope of the law
Article 7 Rights and obligations for economic operators
Authorities of state government bodies and local government bodies in the field of ensuring chemical safety and the management of chemical products
Ensuring Chemical Safety
Requirements for production and use of chemical products
Permissive system in the field of ensuring chemical safety
State supervision (control) in the field of ensuring chemical safety and management of chemical products
Planning in the field of ensuring chemical safety
Financial and economic tools in the field of chemical safety and chemical product management
Final and transitional provisions
|*Several clauses will become effective from the day the Minamata Convention on mercury enters into force for Ukraine.|
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