Commission Directive 2000/21/EC of 25 April 2000 concerning the list of Community legislation referred to in the fifth indent of Article 13(1) of Council Directive 67/548/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)

Official gazette publication:Official Journal of the European Communities, L 103, 28 April 2000
Publication Date:28 Apr 2000
EUR-Lex - 32000L0021 - EN 32000L0021

Commission Directive 2000/21/EC of 25 April 2000 concerning the list of Community legislation referred to in the fifth indent of Article 13(1) of Council Directive 67/548/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 103 , 28/04/2000 P. 0070 - 0071


Commission Directive 2000/21/EC

of 25 April 2000

concerning the list of Community legislation referred to in the fifth indent of Article 13(1) of Council Directive 67/548/EEC

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 67/548/EEC of 27 June 1967 on the approximation of laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances(1), as last amended by European Parliament and Council Directive 1999/33/EC(2), and in particular Article 13(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Article 13(1) of Directive 67/548/EEC exempts certain substances from the provisions of Articles 7, 8, 14 and 15 of the said Directive, which refer to notification. More specifically, the fifth indent of Article 13(1) exempts substances which are for exclusive use in other product sectors for which Community notification or approval procedures exist and for which the requirements for data submission are equivalent to those laid down in Directive 67/548/EEC. Therefore, the Commission is required to establish a list of those pieces of Community legislation which contain such notification or approval procedures. The list will be re-examined periodically and, as necessary, revised.

(2) Council Directive 91/414/EEC of 15 July 1991 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market(3), as last amended by Commission Directive 1999/80/EC(4), provides for the inclusion of active substances into its Annex I as a prerequisite for authorisation of the said products prior to placing them on the market. Commission Directive 93/90/EEC of 29 October 1993 concerning the list of substances referred to in Article 13(1) fifth indent of Council Directive 67/548/EEC(5) only covers active substances for inclusion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC, which concerns the placing on the market. Active substances to be authorised for other purposes, including research and development according to Article 22 of Directive 91/414/EEC, should also be covered in order to confine the...

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