Chemical Products Division

The Chemical Products Division assess the effects of chemicals on human health and lays down general conditions for dealing properly with chemicals, so that they do not pose a danger to public health.

Steffen Wengert

Steffen Wengert
Head of Chemical Products Division

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If they’re not used properly chemicals can damage your health. Here you’ll find information on how to handle chemicals in everyday, commercial and industrial settings as well as information on environmental toxins in the home, chemical safety and nanotechnology.

Last modification 13.11.2020

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Federal Office of Public Health FOPH
Consumer Protection Directorate
Chemical Products Division
Schwarzenburgstrasse 157
3003 Berne
Tel. +41 58 462 96 40

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