Notification for an intended room disinfection with formaldehyde according to Annex I Number 4.3.2 Ordinance on Hazardous Substances (GefStoffV)

Service Description

Anyone wishing to carry out room disinfection with approved biocidal products containing the active ingredient formaldehyde or from which formaldehyde is developed for the decontamination of microbially contaminated rooms on a commercial basis or independently within the framework of other commercial undertakings must notify the Thuringian State Office for Consumer Protection (TLV).

The targeted release of the active ingredient formaldehyde is mainly carried out physically by evaporation or nebulization from highly concentrated starting materials or mixtures and requires special technical and application knowledge. Please note: Room disinfection may only be prepared and carried out by competent persons.

The TLV must also be notified of the departure and change of certificate holders.

Furthermore, the TLV must be informed of:

  • any accident or operational malfunction that has led to serious damage to the health of employees during room disinfection, and
  • changes in procedures that may affect the health and safety of employees or other persons.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Thüringer Landesamt für Verbraucherschutz (TLV) - Regionalinspektion Ostthüringen

Otto-Dix-Straße 9
07548 Gera
0361 57-3821100
0361 57-3821104
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