Executive Order On Filling And Washing, Etc. Of Syringes For Application Of Plant Protection Products On The Market

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om påfyldning og vask m.v. af sprøjter til udbringning af plantebeskyttelsesmidler

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 Executive order area and definitions

Chapter 2 requirements for field sprayers, collection containers and fixtures

Chapter 3 filling and washing places

Chapter 4 location of filling and washing space

Chapter 5 Handling of plant protection products by filling and washing of sprayers, etc.

Chapter 6 Handling of wash water, etc.

Chapter 7 authorities, supervision and control

Chapter 8 penal provisions

Chapter 9 entry into force and transitional provisions The full text of the ordonnance on filling and washing, etc. of syringes for distribution of plantebeskyttelsesmidler1)

Under section 7 (1) (8). 1, section 19, paragraph 5, article 27, paragraph 3, article 44, paragraph 1, article 67, section 80 (1) and (2) and § 110, paragraphs 3 and 4, of the law on environmental protection, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1757 by 22. December 2006, shall be based on:

Chapter 1

Executive order area and definitions

§ 1. The rules laid down in this Ordinance aimed at limiting contamination of soil, groundwater and surface water with plant protection products as a result of filling and washing the sprayer or tractor, used commercially for application of plant protection products on the market.

(2). There may in decisions after environmental protection Act Chapter 3-5 lays down conditions which are more stringent than the provisions of this Ordinance.

§ 2. In this notice, the term:





1) Syringe:





(a)) All types of field sprayers, including mist sprayers, for application of plant protection products outdoors.

b) Rygsprøjter to the application of plant protection products on the market designed to be worn on the back below the projecting.

c) Greenhouse sprayers for application of plant protection products in greenhouses.





2) Washing space: land used for collecting washing water and waste by filling of plant protection products on the market to capture in slurry tank or other container.

3) check valve: A valve, which ensures that the water in the mains supply can only flow in one direction.

4) Preparation fill equipment: equipment designed to fill the plant protection products on injection.

5) Residual spraying liquid: the remainder of the prepared mixtures that cannot be pumped out of the syringe.

6) Skyllevands tank: a water tank containing pure water interior cleaning spray.

7) Spray Nozzles: equipment is mounted inside the shell of a syringe, and are intended for interior cleaning of this.

8) direct injection equipment: Equipment that automatically directs raw plant protection products into the snakes, who directs fluid from the tank to the injectors.

9) Vandur: A technical device that automatically stops filling of sprayer with water from water supply plant when a predetermined volume of water is filled.

10) wash water: Water from the washing of the sprayer and the tractor, containing residues of plant protection products, etc.

11) Public water supply: Water supplies, which provides 10 or more households with drinking water.

12) Fixtures: the sites of water installation, which can provide hot water.

13) Treated area: an area treated with pesticides.





Chapter 2

Requirements for field sprayers, collection containers and fixtures

§ 3. For mark spray, used commercially for application of plant protection products on the market, the following equipment has been fitted on the farm or company:





1) Preparation filling equipment or equipment for direct injection into the syringe,

2) skyllevands tank with capacity for after completed dilution procedure to have diluted the residual spray mixture 50 times, and

3) spray nozzles.





(2). For field spraying or tractor that pulls mark the syringe, which is used commercially for application of plant protection products, must be on the farm or company be equipment available, which makes it possible to carry out external cleaning of the sprayer on the treated area after projecting of plant protection products on the market, unless the external cleaning of the sprayer is done on a washing room with capture for slurry tank or other container.

§ 4. Other container than slurry tank used for the collection of washing water and waste of plant protection products in connection with filling, see. § 7, must be close and may not be used for any other purpose. If the wash water in connection with a sink in the greenhouse, see. § 8, paragraph 2, is collected in a container that is not stationary, it must on the reservoir indicate that it contains washing water with residues of plant protection products on the market.

§ 5. Fixtures, which is used for filling and washing of sprayers, must be fitted with non-return valve and vandur or similar installation, to prevent overflow when filling of the tank. There must by filling of syringes not be direct contact between water hose mounted on tapstedet and the liquid in the syringe.

Chapter 3

Filling and washing places

§ 6. A washing room should be sealed, so there is no seepage into the ground or run-off into the surrounding area.

§ 7. Filling of plant protection products in field sprayer or backpack sprayers used outdoors must be done on a washing room with capture for slurry tank or other container, or at the area where the plant protection product is to be applied.

(2). Filling of plant protection products on the market in greenhouse sprayer or backpack sprayers used in green houses, must be done on a washing room with capture for slurry tank or other container, or in the greenhouse, where the plant protection product is to be applied.

§ 8. Wash by mark sprayer and the tractor, which have been used for the application of plant protection products on the market, or backpack sprayers, which has been used outdoors must be done on a washing room with capture for slurry tank or other container, or at the area where the plant protection product has been delivered.

(2). Sink of greenhouse sprayer or backpack sprayers, which have been used in the greenhouse, should be done on a washing room with capture for slurry tank or other container, or in the greenhouse, where the plant protection product has been delivered.

Chapter 4

Location of filling and washing space

§ 9. Washing bays with capture for slurry tank or other container shall not be established closer than





1) 50 metres from the General water supply for drinking water purposes,

2) 25 meters from non-General water supply for drinking water purposes and drain systems cleaning and collectors as well as

3) 50 metres from surface water (rivers, lakes and coastal waters) and § 3-nature protection areas.





§ 10. On land, where plant protection products applied, must be filling and washing of mark sprayer or backpack sprayers used outdoors, do not be closer than





1) 300 metres from public and non-public water supply for drinking water purposes and

2) 50 metres from surface water (rivers, lakes and coastal waters) and drain systems cleaning and collectors as well as § 3-nature protection areas.





§ 11. If an outdoor area which applied plant protection products used for filling or washing, must be within a growing season used a new area at each filling and at each sink.

Chapter 5

Handling of plant protection products by filling and washing of sprayers, etc.

§ 12. When filling the spray to be used by mark preparation filling equipment or equipment for direct injection. To be used the spray nozzles in the Interior basin of the sprayer.

§ 13. Greasy squirt or tractor, which is used for application of plant protection products to be placed on the treated area, washing place with capture for slurry tank or other container, or under the roof.

Chapter 6

Handling of wash water, etc.

§ 14. Washing water etc. can be used in accordance with the provisions of this chapter without prior authorisation according to the Environmental Protection Act section 19, paragraph 1.

§ 15. Residual spray mixture must in connection with internal washing of sprayers, dilute at least 50 times and sprayed on the treated area while driving. The maximum allowable dosage, as listed on the label of the means employed, shall not thereby be exceeded at mark level.

§ 16. The content in the slurry tank and other container, see. sections 7 and 8, shall be applied in accordance with the rules laid down in the applicable at any time the Executive order on livestock farming and animal husbandry for more than 3 units, animal manure, silage, etc.

(2). Agricultural holdings or enterprises, which dispose of the content in the slurry tank or other container, see. sections 7 and 8, to deliver it on the farm's arable land or on land, the company must notify the local authority.

(3). Agricultural holdings or enterprises, which dispose of the content in the slurry tank or other container, see. sections 7 and 8, about to deliver it on arable land with a third party, must obtain permission from the local authority.

(4). The content in the slurry tank and other container, see. section 7, paragraph 1 and article 8, paragraph 1, which meet the criteria for hazardous waste, notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1 shall be disposed of according to the rules laid down in the Ordinance on waste.


(5). Contains the slurry tank or other container, see. § 7 (2) and section 8 (2) residues of plant protection products, which are not approved for use outdoors, notwithstanding paragraph 1, the content must be disposed of according to the rules laid down in the Ordinance on waste.

Chapter 7

Authorities, supervision and control

§ 17. The Danish plant Directorate oversees compliance with the rules set out in this notice.

§ 18. The environmental protection agency may, if it is unobjectionable for the sake of the environment, grant a derogation from the rules laid down in this Ordinance. A derogation may be made subject to specified conditions.

§ 19. Environmental Protection Agency's decisions under section 18 could not be brought before another administrative authority.

Chapter 8

Criminal provisions

§ 20. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted upon the rest of the legislation, is punishable by a fine, the





1) do not comply with the requirements for field sprayers, collection containers, water installations and the use of these, §§ 3, 4, 5, 12,

2) load and wash sprayers anywhere other than in the manner prescribed, of the basic regulation. sections 7 and 8,

3) fails to comply with the prescribed distance requirements, see. sections 9 and 10,

4) do not comply with the requirements on the application of the new area at each fill and sink, see. § 11,

5) places the unwashed syringe or tractor anywhere other than in the manner prescribed, of the basic regulation. section 13,

6) doesn't handle wash water and waste of plant protection products, as provided for in article 76. § 15, and does not give notice to the Municipal Council, as prescribed in section 16, paragraph 2, or fail to obtain permission under section 16 (3), or

7) overrides the terms associated with a waiver granted pursuant to section 18.





(2). The penalty can rise to imprisonment for up to 2 years if the infringement was committed intentionally or through gross negligence, and if the infringement is





1) caused damage to the environment or caused danger therefore, or

2) achieved or intended an economic advantage for the person himself or others, including savings.





(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

Chapter 9

Date of entry into force and transitional provisions

§ 21. The notice shall enter into force on 8 November. April 2009. sections 3, 6 and 12, however, shall enter into force on 8 November. April 2010.

(2). Spacing requirements, see. section 9, shall apply to washing bays with capture for slurry tank or other container that has a building permit issued after the entry into force of this order.

(3). Permits issued under the Environmental Protection Act section 19, paragraph 1, to deliver water, containing residues of plant protection products shall lapse 6 months after the entry into force of this order.
The Ministry of the environment, the 31. March 2009 Troels Lund Poulsen/Claus Torp Official notes 1) Notice has been notified in draft form in accordance with European Parliament and Council Directive 83/189/EC (information procedure directive) as amended by Directive 98/48/EC. The Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2008/98/EC on waste and repealing certain directives (Official Journal of the European Union 2008 nr. L 312, page 3).