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Classification, labelling and packaging (CLP) in an implementation period

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

Our priorities are to:

Preparations for an implementation period

The UK will no longer be a Member State of the European Union during an implementation period, but market access will continue on current terms. This means that UK-EU trade will be able to continue on the same terms as now until the end of an implementation period.

What businesses need to know about an implementation period

During an implementation period:

If there is no deal

We have produced 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