This section offers you a selection of frequently asked questions and answers, organized by topic. These are updated on a regular basis and / or supplemented.
For some subjects, there are shared responsibilities with other government departments. Often, they also have their own helpdesk for specific questions about this. For instance, regarding the REACH legislation and its application on eg. the preparation of safety data sheets, you can contact the Belgian REACH helpdesk (in Dutch or French) of the FPS Economy. If you have complex questions about your obligations under REACH, CLP, PIC or BPR, you can in the second place always consult the helpdesk of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).