Research Institute of Binding Materials Prague, s.r.o.

About Legislation

What we do:

  • Provide information about the acts and their implementing European regulations, especially in the fields of environmental protection, chemical substances and mixtures (REACH, CLP) and product requirements
  • Provide and prepars background information on the production of various mortars and assist in the implementation of EU legislation into the Czech legal system in the production of binding materials
  • Represent the interests of the building material industry in negotiations with representatives of the institutions involved in the preparation of acts and implementing regulations (Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Industry and Trade, CENIA (Czech Information Agency for Environment), CHMI (Czech Hydrometeorological Institute), etc.)
  • Consult on issues concerning the impact of both upcoming and legislation on the field, and initiates, if necessary, propose guidelines regarding specifics legal standards

Scope of activities:

  • Assess of the hazardous properties of wastes pursuant to the Act. No. 185/2001 Coll., on Waste (as amended)
  • Processes applications for Integrated polution and prevention control (Industrial Emission Directive) and evaluating reports for basic processing
  • Develops monitoring plans for checking and verifying emissions of greenhouse gases
  • Preparing and reviews safety data sheets according to current legislation on hazardous chemical substances and mixtures in accordance with REACH and CLP
  • Assess existing and future regulatory standards in relation to the production of mortar
  • Assess the potential impact of legislation on production of mortar

Of interest are:

  • Act on the Protection and Use of Mineral Resources,
  • Act on Waste from Mining Activities
  • Act on Nature and Landscape Protection
  • Act on Waters (the Water Act)
  • Act on Air Protection
  • Act on Waste (the Waste Act)
  • Act on Packaging
  • Act on Integrated Prevention, incl. Czech implementation of the Industrial Emission Directive (IED)
  • Act on Integrated Registry of Pollution
  • Act on Technical Requirements for Products
  • Act on Chemical Substances and Preparations
  • European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, establishing a European Chemicals Agency … (REACH)
  • Regulation of the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of 16 December 2008 on classification, labeling and packaging of substances and mixtures – CLP (GHS)
  • Act on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Act on Prevention of Serious Industrial Accidents
  • Act on the Conditions of Greenhouse Gas Emission Allowance Trading
  • Environmental tax reform
  • Act on protection of public health
  • Act on the Conditions of Health and Safety at Work
  • Act on Environmental Damage Prevention and Remedies
  • Act on Excise Tax

including all implementing regulations and related regulations of the European Union.