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Title: Environmental Agents Control Act CH
Category: Environmental Protection Administration(行政院環境保護署)
Chapter 2 Registration
Article 9
Those that intend to manufacture, process, or import environmental agents shall apply to the central competent authority for checking and registration by submitting markings and a sample together with the product’s name, components, performance data, key aspects of the manufacturing process, analytical methods, toxicology report, efficacy (potency) report, and other relevant information or documentation.Manufacture, processing, or import may begin only after the central competent authority has issued a permit.
When an environmental agent for which a permit has been issued in the foregoing paragraph is a general use environmental agent, the competent authority shall announce information including the manufacturer or importer, product name, permit number, composition, performance data, and product markings on the Internet in order to facilitate public queries.
Customs shall order those persons obligated to pay tax to return within a limited time period any imported environmental agents that have not received the central competent authority’s permission or approval.
Passengers or service personnel on transportation vehicles that import small quantities of environmental agents with themselves for personal use are not subject to the restrictions of the foregoing paragraph. Relevant types of environmental agents and permissible amounts shall be determined on the basis of relevant Customs Act regulations.
The environmental agents in the foregoing paragraph shall be imported solely for personal use, and may not be sold.
Article 10
The validity period of the environmental agent permit in Paragraph 1 of the foregoing article shall be five years. Those who wish to continue to manufacture, process, or import an environmental agent after permit expiration shall apply to the central competent authority for an extension within the period between three and six months prior to the permit’s expiration. Each extension may not exceed 5 years. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, approval or rejection, revocation, cancellation, extension, modification, issuance (replacement or renewal), and other binding matters.
The central competent authority may cancel the permit in the foregoing paragraph when necessary to maintain citizens’ health or protect the environment or ecology.
If an environmental agent permit has been cancelled pursuant to the regulations of the foregoing paragraph, the original applicant may reapply to the central competent authority for a permit after submitting scientific or technical data or on-site survey results verifying that the original cause of cancellation is no longer present.
Article 11
Environmental agent vendors and pest control operators shall apply to the local competent authority for a permit, and may engage in business only after the review and approval of registration and receipt of a license. However, those environmental agent manufacturing enterprises that concurrently engage in the export, wholesale, or retail sale of self-produced products, or in the import of technical grade products for self-use on the company or factory premises stated on the environmental agent permit are not required to apply for an environmental agent vendor license. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, procedures, approval or rejection, revocation, cancellation, modification, suspension of business, resumption of business, termination of business, and other binding matters.
When environmental agent vendor or pest control operators receives a permit as in the foregoing paragraph, the competent authority shall announce information including the company name, name of statutory responsible person, and permit number on the Internet in order to facilitate public queries.
When an environmental agent vendor or pest control operator receives a permit as in the foregoing paragraph, the competent authority shall announce information including the company name, name of statutory responsible person, and permit number on the Internet in order to facilitate public queries.
Article 12
Those enterprises that hold an environmental agent manufacturing or import permit or environmental agent vendor or pest control operator license shall engage in approved items only.