It is not legal for distributors and dealers to buy electrical equipment from producers/importers not having assumed their producer responsibility for equipment in Denmark, including registration with DPA-System.
You may check whether a distributor has registered for producer responsibility by asking the company or verifying whether it has registered with DPA-System.
Note: Distributors and dealers are obliged to ensure that the purchaser receives various information, including how the user should manage equipment at the end of its useful life.
Companies subject to producer responsibility have a take-back duty relating to WEEE. For electrical equipment designed for professional use the company subject to producer responsibility may agree with the purchaser that the latter is in charge of waste management duties and any ensuing costs (transfer of waste management responsibility).
Retailers, fitting contractors, distributors and other dealers of electrical equipment have the right but not the duty to take back waste electrical equipment.
Options and rules for how distributors and dealers can discard waste electrical equipment differ:
It is not legal to discard WEEE from equipment destined for use similar to private use in other ways than those described above.