Commodity Details

Chapter 29.03 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons.
Heading 2903.90 – Halogenated derivatives of aromatic hydrocarbons :
Commodity 2903.99.00 – – Other

For Imports

Regulating Agencies

Department of Finance
  • National Ecology Center, East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
  • 8928-3725
  • None

Legal Basis

Permits, Clearances, Certifications

  • Pre-Shipment Importation Clearance (PSIC)

Requirements & Procedures

Documentary Requirements

Environmental Management Bureau

Chemical Control Order Registration (Asbestos & Asbestos Containg Compounds, Cyanide & Cyanide Compounds,Mercury & Mercury Compounds,Lead & Lead Compounds, Polychlorinated Biphenyls)

  1. Duly Accomplished and notarized Chemical Control Order (COO)
  2. Registration Forms (as appropriate for Asbestos, or for Cyanide and Mercury)
  3. Current Receipt of Business/Mayor’s Permit
  4. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Registration
  5. Process/production flow chart for manufacturing operation
  6. Chemical Management Plan
  7. Results of air monitoring data at the workplace for manufacturing operation (for Asbestos only)
  8. Certification of liabilities of parties to compensate for damage to life and properties in case of emergencies and accidents.
  9. Photo documentation of the plant’s operation, storage facilities, etc.


Environmental Management Bureau

Procedure for securing Priority Chemical List (PCL) Compliance Certificate

This Certificate is processed and issued at the DENR-EMB Central Office.

  1. Applicant submits application form with requirements to the Chemical Management Section (CMS)
  2. Environmental Quality Division-Chemical Management Section (EQD-CMS) screens and checks completeness of Application Form including the required requirements and if complete, Cashier Section receives payment and issues receipt for PCL Compliance Certificate
  3. Records Division receives document and forwards to EQD-CMS
  4. EQD-CMS receive submitted documents, requires additional information and conduct on-site inspection, if necessary and recommends issuance of the Certification.
  5. Office of the Director approves and issues PCL Compliance Certificate
  6. EQD-CMS releases the PCL Compliance Certificate.

Environmental Management Bureau

Application for Registration as Importer of Products (Hazardous Substances) - Please contact EMB


NOTE-37 – For polychlorinated biphenyls, Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) blends, Polybrominated Biphenyls

  1. EMB –
  2. EMB –

NOTE-33 – Other chemicals are not regulated

Import Status


For Exports

Regulating Agencies

No Regulating Agencies



No Related NTMs

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