section 1 of the Swedish Chemicals Agency is, in so far as no other
Authority has the task, the administrative authority for matters concerning
health and environmental risks associated with
1. chemical products,
2. biotech organisms, and
3. goods which, because of their content or treatment has
such properties that they need to be regulated as chemical
products and biotechnical organisms.
section 2 of the Swedish Chemicals Agency will be ensure that the generation of the target
for the environmental work and environmental quality objectives that Parliament has
established accessible and shall, where necessary, propose measures for
environmental work development and coordination of follow-up;
evaluating and reporting on environmental quality objective
A non-toxic environment.
Inspection, in terms of their environmental efforts under the first
paragraph report to the environmental protection agency and consult with
work on the reporting as needed.
paragraph 3 of the Swedish Chemicals Agency, in its field of activity
1. cooperation within the European Union,
2. in the environment work carried out under Swedish
3. within the Swedish policy for global development, and
4. in the field of international cooperation in General.
The inspection shall also be the Government's expert in the work
as the Government pursues in these areas.
section 4 of the Swedish Chemicals Agency shall in particular:
1. in the case of such products, organisms and products
given in paragraph 1 and their health and environmental risks
a) follow developments, keeping the Government informed and in
propose measures, and
b) provide in provisions notified with
the support of the Swedish environmental code,
2. examine matters concerning the authorisation of pesticides,
3. maintain and develop register of chemical products and
4. inform, support and interact with companies, authorities
and other chemical products, biotechnological
organisms, chemical safety and the applicable rules, and in
issues related to inspection activities,
5. contribute knowledge to promote research and
development cooperation that have particular relevance to
achieve environmental quality objective non-toxic environment, and
6. be responsible for the Central tillsynsvägledningen in its
field of activity.
5 § the Swedish Chemicals Agency shall ensure that the regulatory framework and
routines that authority disposes of is cost effective
and easy for citizens and businesses.
5 a of the Swedish Chemicals Agency may, within the framework of full
cost recovery, engage such service exports which is compatible
with the Authority's tasks and areas of activity.
section 6 of the Chemicals Inspectorate is headed by a head of Government.
section 7 At the Swedish Chemicals Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council
with a maximum of ten members.
section 8 Has been repealed by Regulation (2014:1559).
9 repealed by Regulation (2014:1559).
section 10 Within the Swedish Chemicals Agency, see Toxicological Council
is an advisory body whose role is to be an expert body
for advice and consultation in toxicological questions and within
the framework of the
1. provide guidance to the authorities in their work with criteria
and principles of scientific questions,
2. promote a high scientific standard of Government
analyses of the risks of chemical substances, and
3. contribute to such coordination that the authorities can
make the basic parts of a risk analysis on a
uniform a manner as possible.
section 11 Toxicological Council consists of the head of Government, that is
the President of the Council, and representatives of the authorities and
individual researchers. The Council appoints from among its members a Vice-Chairman.
Appointment as head of Government
section 12 of the Director-General is the head of Government.
13 § At the Swedish Chemicals Agency, there shall be a
staff disciplinary board.
section 14 of the Swedish Chemicals Agency shall apply the
the staff representatives Ordinance (1987:1101).