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Brexit: Chemicals industry guidance

The UK is strongly committed to the effective and safe management of chemicals. This will not change after Brexit.

Read the latest information on regulating chemicals as part of your preparations for Brexit:

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) plays a key role in the UK's chemicals regulatory process working closely with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Environment Agency (EA).

As a responsible regulator, we are providing support and guidance to help you prepare for all possible Brexit outcomes, including no-deal.

Priorities are to:

We have produced ‘no-deal’ guidance to help you prepare in the event the UK leaves the EU without a deal (and therefore without an implementation period).

Updated 2020-01-15