Is your company subject to the extended producer responsibility? Do you import or produce products that need batteries or electricity to work? Then you are probably subject to the extended producer responsibility for electronics and/or batteries. You can find out whether you are subject to the extended producer responsibility and what it means for your company here.
- Do the products you sell need electricity or batteries to work?
- Do you sell batteries either separately or built into the products you sell (e.g. remote controls or musical cards)?
Did you answer yes to any of these questions? Does your company import or produce the product itself (i.e. are you the first sales stage)? Then you are probably subject to the extended producer responsibility for electronics and/or batteries. If you buy electrical products or batteries from another company, you are also responsible for ensuring that the company is registered in the official producers’ register. You can find more information about the extended producer responsibility and read an in-depth explanation of which companies and products are covered here. You are also always welcome to contact us if you are in doubt as to whether your company is covered. What does the extended producer responsibility mean for you? If your company is subject to the extended producer responsibility in Denmark, you must:
- Register your company as a producer in the Danish Environmental Protection Agency’s producer register (Danish Producer Responsibility System/DPA-System)
- Report all sold, collected and processed products
- Ensure you collect and handle end-of-life products responsibly
- Inform your customers about how they can dispose of the covered products
You can read more about producer responsibility obligations here.