Ordinances of the BAVG

Official signature

Official signature BAVG - Secured publication The Federal Office of Consumer Health (BAVG) uses the following figurative marks for documents officially signed electronically. Legal basis: E-Government Act - Federal Act on Regulations for Facilitating Electronic Communication with Public Authorities (E-Government Act - E-GovG).

Verification of the electronic official signature The authenticity of the official signature can be verified at or by presenting it to the Federal Office of Consumer Health( Legal basis: Signature Act - Federal Act on Electronic Signatures and Trust Services for Electronic Transactions (Signature and Trust Services Act - SVG).

Reporting violations

If you suspect that regulations that fall within the jurisdiction of the Federal Office of Consumer Health have actually or potentially been violated, please contact us using the contact form or via

Note: The employees of the Federal Office of Consumer Health are subject to a strict duty of confidentiality. Your information will therefore be treated in strict confidence and appropriate protection against sanctions, discrimination or other types of unfair treatment will be guaranteed.

EU law

Attention: The version of the announcement date has been linked. Please note consolidated versions, if available.

Border control and import



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