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GB CLP Enforcement

Finding the right enforcing authority

The table below will help you find out which of the authorities you should report a concern with the GB Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals Regulation (GB CLP) to in Great Britain (GB).

If your concern relates to the EU Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Chemicals Regulation (EU CLP) in Northern Ireland, please visit the HSE NI website.

If the concern involves it should be reported to

trade-to-trade sale
eg wholesale supply

HSE GB CLP Enforcement in Great Britain

HSE NI in Northern Ireland

retail sale - in pharmacies

General Pharmaceutical Council in Great Britain

Department of Health (NI) in Northern Ireland

retail sale, including online and in physical stores other than pharmacies

your local Trading Standards office in Great Britain

Consumerline in Northern Ireland

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eg online, newspapers / magazines etc

your local Trading Standards office in Great Britain

Consumerline in Northern Ireland

If you're still not sure which enforcing authority you should report to, don't worry! All of the enforcing authorities work together, so we will make sure your report gets to the right place.

Other ways the enforcing authorities work together include:

Enforcement laws

The responsibilities of the different enforcing authorities described in the table above come from general health and safety law working in combination with more specific enforcement law for GB CLP.

General health and safety law

GB CLP specific law

These laws also define a number of offences and the powers that the enforcing authorities may use. Find out more about offences and powers.

Resources

More resources

See also

GB CLP Enforcement

Updated: 2021-01-07