National Inspectorates - Luxembourg
The Luxembourg Competent Authority for REACH, CLP, Biocides, PIC and POP is the Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development. The national legislation for REACH, CLP and Biocides Regulation establishes inter-administrative cooperation between the Environment Agency, the Labour Inspection, the Health Directorate, the Water Management Administration, the Customs and Excise Administration and for the Biocides Regulation additionally, the Veterinary Services Administration and the control unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Viticulture and Consumer protection. The national legislations provide the respective authorities with the powers they need and sets down the offences and penalties (both administrative and criminal) for contraventions of REACH, CLP, Biocides, PIC and POP requirements.
The Environment Agency acts as Focal point for contacting other European authorities and conducts regular inspections on companies and products on the Luxembourgish market for all of the aforementioned legislations.