Chile: Date of Declaration for Producers of Priority Products


14 May 2020

international-2690976_1920On 12 May 2020, the Chilean Ministry of the Environment declared that producers of priority products have until 2.00pm on 4 June to declare the number of priority products introduced to the Chilean market during 2019.

Law 20.920, which establishes a framework for waste management, the extended producer responsibility and encourages recycling, defines the following products as priority:

  • Electrical and Electronic Products
  • Batteries
  • Packaging
  • Tires
  • Lubricating Oil
  • Car Batteries

To submit a declaration, producers must use the single window system. Those who have the obligation to report and do not do so, are liable to an infraction which ranges from a written warning or a fine of up to a thousand tax units per year at the authority of the Superintendency of the Environment.

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