Accessibility statement for the website


The Swedish Chemicals Agency is behind this website. We want as many as possible to be able to use the website. This page describes how complies with the Swedish law on accessibility of digital public service, any known accessibility problems and how you can report shortcomings to us so that we can remedy them.

How accessible is the website?

We are aware that parts of the website are not fully accessible.

What can you do if you cannot use parts of the site?

If you need content from that is not available to you because it is exempt from the law's scope of application as described below, you can let us know.

You can contact us as follows:

  • send e-mail to:
  • call us at +46 8 519 411 00

Report shortcomings in website accessibility

We are constantly striving to improve the accessibility of the website. If you discover problems that are not described on this page, or if you believe that we do not meet the requirements of the law, please let us know.

You can contact us as follows:

  • send e-mail to:
  • call us at +46 8 519 411 00

Enforcement of the law on accessibility to digital public services

The authority for digital administration is responsible for enforcement of the law on accessibility to digital public services. If you are not satisfied with how we handle your views, you can contact the Digital Administration Authority and report it.

Technical information about the accessibility of the website

This website is partially compliant with the Digital Public Service Accessibility Act, due to the shortcomings described below.

Content not available – failure to comply with legal requirements

Problems with use without vision

  • Images in PDF documents may be missing or have incorrect text options.
  • Some PDF documents are not properly crafted (tagged) to work with screen readers.
  • The reading order may be incorrect in PDF documents published before 23 September 2018.
  • The site contains Word and Excel files that may not work with screen readers.
  • Videos lack visual interpretation.
  • Some numerical data in the Prio tool, such as dates, CAS numbers and EC numbers (chemical substance identification numbers), are not read out correctly by some text-to-speech tools.

Problems with navigability

  • Some pages contain link texts where the same link text is used for several destinations.
  • On some pages, the link text is too general for the context.
  • Some image links lack alternative text.

General lack of accessibility

  • Web applications that are under the subdomain have general accessibility problems. This applies, for example, to the Pesticides Register, the Company Register, the List of Substances and the statistics application for Flow Analyses.

How we tested the site

The latest assessment was made on 26 September 2023 as an internal testing (self-assessment).

The latest assessment performed by an external consultant, was made in November 2020. Report with test results and proposed measures (PDF 1170 kB, in Swedish) , 1.2 MB.. We consider the problems identified as priorities in the report to be remedied.

This accessibility statement was last updated on 26 September 2023.

Last published 26 September 2023