Packaging Ordinance

Since 2002, FHA GmbH has also been providing consulting services for companies to meet the legal requirements of the Packaging Ordinance.


In addition, FHA GmbH was commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management in the years 2005 to 2007 in a consortium with Tanzer Consulting GmbH as a technical expert to carry out inspections pursuant to § 75 para. 2 AWG 2002 concerning compliance with the obligations of the Packaging Ordinance (BGBl. Nr. II 648/1996).

Duties and targets

The main task of these controls are detailed investigations of the own imports.
The amount of packaging materials in the company derived from inland must be estimated.
The control by the consortium FHA GmbH / Tanzer Consulting GmbH includes especially following contents:

  • Packaging materials in the company
  • Purchase of packaging materials
  • Manufacturing and distribution or retraction of packaging materials