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



Technical requirements





Chapter 3



Location of washing space





Chapter 4



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





Chapter 5



Handling of residues of plant protection products on the market





Chapter 6



Authorities and supervision, etc.





Chapter 7



Criminal provisions





Chapter 8



Date of entry into force of



The full text of the ordonnance on filling and washing, etc. of syringes for distribution of plantebeskyttelsesmidler1) 2)

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, paragraph 3, of the law on environmental protection, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 879 of 26. June 2010, as amended by Act No. 484 of 11. May 2010, law No. 446 of 23. may 2012 and law No. 1149 of 11. December 2012 shall be determined: Chapter 1 scope and definitions article 1 of the Executive order. 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 of sprayers, tractors and other equipment used in the course of trade to the distribution of plant protection products on the market.

§ 2. There may in decisions after chapter 3-5 environmental protection and law on environmental approval etc. of livestock determined conditions, which go beyond the provisions of this Ordinance.

§ 3. For the purposes of this order: 1) § 3 area: Natural protected area, see. section 3 of the Act on nature protection.

2) Public water supply: water supply, supplying ten or more households with drinking water.

3) Treated area: an area treated with plant protection products.

4) Biobed: Works in conjunction with a washing place, where biomass contributes to the decomposition of residues of plant protection product on washing square.

5) Slurry container: a container for liquid manure, silage effluent, digestate from vegetable biomass and residual water, as defined in the Ordinance on commercial animal husbandry, livestock manure, silage, etc.

6) non-return valve: A valve, which ensures that the water in the mains supply can only flow in one direction.

7) Preparation fill equipment: equipment for direct injection into the syringe of the plant protection product or filling thereof by means of other technical solutions than direct injection.

8) Injection: Any syringe used for commercial application of the plant protection product, including: a) field sprayers, including mist sprayers and ATV sprayers used for application of plant protection products outdoors.

b) Syringes, which are designed to be worn on the back below the projecting (rygsprøjter).

c) Syringes used in glasshouses (greenhouses syringes).

9) Spray Nozzles: Equipment for mounting inside the shell of a syringe, meant for interior cleaning of this 10) Tapsted: a location in a water installation, which can provide hot water.

11) Delivery Company: Agricultural undertaking or other undertaking which carries out the distribution of plant protection products on the market.

12) equipment for direct injection: Equipment that automatically directs undiluted plant protection product into the tubing, which directs water from the tank to the jets.

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

14) Washing space: space filling, cleaning and washing of sprayers, tractors and other equipment that is used for commercial application of plant protection products on the market.

15) Washing water: Water from the washing of the sprayer, tractor and other equipment with residues of plant protection products, etc.

Chapter 2 Technical requirements requirements for equipment



§ 4. The following equipment shall be provided on application companies that use the sprayers, where the tank can accommodate 200 liters of liquid or more, where the filler hole to tank are 130 cm or more above the ground, the distance from the edge of the tank into the filling hole is 30 cm or more: 1) Preparation filling equipment.

2) A tank for clean water with a sufficient capacity to maintain the residue that cannot be pumped out of the sprayer, dilute 50 times.

3) Spray Nozzles.

§ 5. If external cleaning of sprayers, tractors or other equipment takes place on the area that has been treated with the plant protection product, the delivery company make equipment available that makes it possible to carry out external cleaning of the sprayer on the treated area.

Requirements for washing bays, etc.



§ 6. Washing bays and biobede shall be equipped with dense coating with drains to the slurry tank or another close, stationary container, see. However, paragraph 3, and decorated, so there may not be a diversion to sewer, water infiltration into the soil or runoff to ubefæstet area.

(2). Drain from washing bays and biobede may only be able to lead the water to the container in which the derived plant protection containing residues will be stored.

(3). Washing water from sink of greenhouse syringes and rygsprøjter, which are used in greenhouses, can instead of derivation by paragraphs 1 and 2 are collected in a non-stationary container that is suitable for the storage of used plant protection products. The container should be clearly labelled with the information that it contains residues of plant protection products on the market.

§ 7. A tapsted must be arranged in 1) a non-return valve that prevents the water can run back in to the mains supply or a bore and 2) a vandur or similar device that protects against overflow.

(2). Hoses or pipes leading water to a syringe, it shall not be possible to get in contact with the liquid in the syringe.

Requirements for containers for the storage of plant protection containing residues



§ 8. A slurry tank used for the collection of plant protection containing residues, shall comply with the requirements of the Executive order on commercial animal husbandry, livestock manure, silage, etc. and the Ordinance on the control of containers for liquid manure, silage effluent or sewage, as well as the additional requirements which may be laid down for the setting up and running of the container in an approval in accordance with the law on the protection of the environment or in an authentication or authorization in accordance with the law on environmental approval etc. of livestock farming.

(2). Other containers than those referred to in paragraph 1 may be used for the collection of plant protection containing residues if they meet the following requirements: 1) the container must be close and suitable for the collection of the plant protection products used on the application.

2) Container must be used only for collecting washing waters and residues of plant protection products on the market.

3) container must be placed in an area, which is decorated with close bottom and opkant. The area must be arranged so that rain water cannot flow to the area, and the area must be able to collect the container content.

(3). The area under a container as described in paragraph 2 shall be regularly emptied of rainwater. After heavy rain the area must be emptied within 24 hours after the termination of the regnens. Collected rainwater is placed in the container.

Chapter 3 location of washing space § 9. Washing bays and biobede to be set up at a distance of at least 1), 50 metres from the reclamation site to the public water supply, 2) 25 meters from non-General water supply for drinking water purposes or cleaning and assemble wells for drainage systems and 3) 50 metres from surface water (rivers, lakes and coastal waters) and § 3-areas.

§ 10. Filling or washing of the mark-or backpack sprayers on the area where delivery takes place must be at a distance of at least 300 metres from 1) reclamation sites for water for drinking purposes and 2) 50 metres from surface water (rivers, lakes and coastal waters), section 3-areas and cleaning and assemble wells for drainage systems.

(2). Filling or washing of the mark-or backpack sprayers on the area where delivery takes place, may only take place on the same site once during each growing season.

Chapter 4 Handling of plant protection products and tools by filling and washing of sprayers, etc.

§ 11. Filling of syringes should be done on a washing place or in the area, including in greenhouses, where the plant protection product is to be applied.

(2). When filling by mark spray, covered by section 4, to use equipment designed for filling of the plant protection product on that syringe. By the washing of the syringe will be used inside the spray nozzles.

§ 12. Sprayers, tractors and other equipment which have been used for the application of plant protection products should be cleaned in the washing room. However, cleaning be done on the area that has been treated with the plant protection product in the area being abandoned.

(2). If external cleaning does not take place on the treated area before this exit, the vehicles referred to in paragraph 1 shall be drawn up on the laundry room or under the roof, until the cleaning can take place.

Chapter 5 Handling of residues of plant protection products section 13. Residues of plant protection products must be disposed of according to the rules laid down in the Ordinance on waste, see. However, paragraph 2.

(2). Residues of plant protection products that are approved for outdoor use, must be applied to agricultural land in accordance with sections 14 and 15, if those residues are not to be classified as hazardous waste.
§ 14. Residues in a syringe to be in connection with internal washing of the sprayer, dilute at least 50 times and sprayed on the treated area while driving. The maximum allowable dosage of the plant protection product on a mark, as set out on the label of the means employed, must not be exceeded.

§ 15. Content from slurry tank and other container of plant protection products in quantities that do not result in classification as hazardous waste is to be applied according to the rules laid down in the Ordinance on livestock farming and commercial animal husbandry, livestock manure, silage, etc., see. However, paragraphs 2 and 3.

(2). 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.

(3). 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 6 authorities and supervision, etc.

§ 16. Danish agrifish agency oversees compliance with the rules set out in this notice.

§ 17. The environmental protection agency may, in accordance with the assessment of the environmental impact may grant derogations from the rules laid down in this Ordinance. The environmental protection agency may set conditions for a waiver.

(2). Environmental Protection Agency's decisions in accordance with paragraph 1 may not be brought before another administrative authority.

Chapter VII penal provisions article 18. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted upon the rest of the legislation, is punishable by a fine anyone who 1) do not have or do not make equipment for syringe available, see. § 4 and § 5, 2) not decorate washing bays or biobede in accordance with article 6, paragraphs 1 and 2, 3) fails to maintain the wash seats or biobede, as they are in accordance with § 6, paragraphs 1 and 2, 4) not decorate a container for collecting of plant protection products in accordance with § 6, paragraph 3, or section 8, 5) fails to maintain a container for collecting of plant protection products on the market , including letting the control so that it is in accordance with § 6, paragraph 3, or section 8, 6) not decorate a tapsted in accordance with § 7, 7) do not comply with the prescribed distance requirements for filling and washing places, see. § 9, 8) fill or clean a sprayer in contravention of section 10, section 11 and section 12, paragraph 1, 9) places the unwashed syringe or tractor anywhere other than in the manner prescribed, of the basic regulation. Article 12, paragraph 2, 10) dispose of residues of plant protection products on the market in violation of § 13, § 14, § 15 (1) or 11) overrides the conditions attached to an exemption under section 17.

(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 8 entry into force of § 19. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2013.

(2). Executive Order No. 268 of 31. March 2009 about filling and washing, etc. of syringes for application of plant protection products shall be repealed.

§ 20. Buried containers for the storage of residues of plant protection product, with the exception of slurry tanks, may be used until 31 December 2004. December 2022.

The Ministry of the environment, the 14. December 2012 Ida Auken/Michel Schilling Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of the European Parliament and of the Council Directive 2008/98/EC on waste and repealing certain directives, the official journal of the European Union 2008, nr. L 312, page 3, and parts of the European Parliament and of the Council directive 2009/128/EC of 21. October 2009 establishing a framework for Community action to achieve a sustainable use of pesticides, the official journal of the European Union 2009, nr. L 309, page 71.

2) Bekendtgørelse nr. 268 of 31. March 2009, as this Ordinance will replace, have been notified in draft form in accordance with European Parliament and Council Directive 98/34/EC (the ' procedure ' directive), as amended most recently by Directive 98/48/EC.