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Title: Environmental Agents Control Act CH
Category: Environmental Protection Administration(行政院環境保護署)
Chapter 3 Management
Article 13
Environmental agent manufacturing enterprises shall apply for factory registration in accordance with relevant regulations, and factory equipment and health and safety conditions shall comply with environmental agent factory establishment standards. The central competent authority in conjunction with the relevant industry competent authority shall determine the foregoing standards.
Article 14
Environmental agents manufacturing enterprises may not manufacture or process environmental agents using technical grade environmental agents that have not been checked and registered.
Article 15
Those technical grade environmental agents approved by the central competent authority may be transferred.
The central competent authority shall determine application condition, review, and approval regulations.
Article 16
Environmental agent manufacturing enterprises may manufacture or process environmental agents exclusively for export in accordance with foreign buyers’ order requirements after receiving central competent authority approval, and the restrictions of Article 9, Paragraph 1 shall not apply. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, review, approval, and other binding matters.
The environmental agents approved by the central competent authority in the foregoing paragraph may not be domestically sold or used for other purposes.
Article 17
Environmental agents manufacturing enterprises may not commission the manufacture of environmental agents or manufacture environmental agents under commission without the approval of the central competent authority.
The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, review, approval, and other binding matters with regard to the commissioning or being commissioned in the foregoing paragraph.
Article 18
The mixing and packaging of environmental agents may be performed only after receiving central competent authority approval.
The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, review, approval, and other binding matters with regard to the commissioning or being commissioned in the foregoing paragraph.
“Mixing”, as mentioned in the first paragraph, means the mixture of different components or environmental agent products to create environmental agents; separate packaging means to change for the purpose of sale the package capacity of an environmental agent that has been issued a permit.
The packaging of environmental agents in the first paragraph may be performed only in environmental agents factories possessing unitary dosage form equipment.
Article 19
Environmental agents manufacturing enterprises, environmental agents vendors, and pest control operator shall establish positions for professional technical personnel.
The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing the number, qualifications, training, qualifications, work responsibilities, acquisition, revocation, and cancellation of licenses, in-service training, retraining, reporting of vacancies or commissioned filling of vacancies, and other binding matters with regard to the professional technical management personnel in the foregoing paragraph.
Article 20
Environmental agents vendors and general use environmental agents wholesaler suppliers and retailers may not store or sell unmarked environmental agents or sell environmental agents after opening the original packaging.
Article 21
Restricted use environmental agents may be sold solely to health/environmental protection competent authorities or their subordinate agencies, licensed environmental agent vendors, pest control operators, and other buyers approved by the local special municipality, county, or city competent authority.
Restricted use environmental agents may be used solely by health/environmental protection competent authorities or their subordinate agencies, licensed pest control operators, and other buyers approved by the local special municipality, county or city competent authority.
Article 22
The work performed by pest control operators shall meet the regulations the central competent authority. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing environmental agent use safety, operations, and safeguards, training of application personnel, environmental agent use, reporting and preservation of application records, application plans, and other binding matters.
Article 23
Environmental agents provided exclusively for experimental research, educational demonstrations, special control projects, or for license application shall not be subject to the restrictions designated in Article 9, Paragraph 1 and Article 15 after central competent authority approval has been obtained. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, review, approval, and other binding matters.
The environmental agents approved by the central competent authority in the foregoing paragraph may not be domestically sold or used for other purposes.
The central competent authority may cancel its approval of environmental agents in the first paragraph for use in experimental research or educational demonstrations if necessary to maintain public health or protect the environment or ecology.
Article 24
Environmental agents manufacturing enterprises, environmental agents vendors, and pest control operators shall record the quantities of environmental agents manufactured, processed, exported, imported, sold, and used each month.
The recorded data in the foregoing paragraph shall be preserved for three years. When necessary, the competent authority may order an enterprise to submit said records.
Article 25
The central competent authority shall officially announce the allowable error margins for the active component content of environmental agents.
Changes in the allowable error margins in the foregoing paragraph shall be officially announced six months prior to the day the changes are to take effect.
Article 26
The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing storage, placement, quantities, and locations of environmental agents, types of environmental agents used, personnel safety equipment, pollution control measures, and other binding matters.
Article 27
The prior approval of the central competent authority is required for environmental agents markings usage or changes.
The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing the markings, methods, and other binding matters in the foregoing paragraph.
Article 28
The clearance and disposal of waste environmental agents and environmental agents containers shall be performed pursuant to the Waste Disposal Act and relevant laws and regulations.
Article 29
Environmental agent microbial preparations may be used in ecological and water source conservation or protection areas. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing use applications, records, and other binding matters concerning such use.
Article 30
Applications for the use of microbial organisms or their metabolic products modified by means of genetic engineering or other technologies in experimental research for the purpose of developing environmental agent microbial preparations shall be made to the central competent authority. The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing application conditions, procedures, emergency response, records, and other binding matters.
Article 31
If environmental agents microbial preparations pollute the environment, or harm the ecology or human health, the statutory responsible person or actual operator shall promptly adopt emergency control measures, and shall notify the local special municipality, county, or city competent authority within a maximum of two hours.
Under the circumstances in the foregoing paragraph, the special municipality, county or city competent authority may promptly prohibit handling activities connected with said pollution, including manufacturing, processing, separate packaging, blending, import, export, transport, sale, storage, use, experimental research, and educational demonstration.
Article 32
Those enterprises that do not hold an environmental agent permit or environmental agent vendor or pest control operator license may not advertise environmental agents.
Article 33
Environmental agents manufacturing enterprises, environmental agents vendors, and pest control operator may not overstep the content of their registration, and may not publish or broadcast false, exaggerated, or illicit advertising.
The central competent authority shall determine regulations governing promotional methods in the foregoing paragraph, the content of explanatory information, and other binding matters.