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Chemicals Regulation Division
Information about REACH, the European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals.
View REACH website
Information to help you identify biocides and work out whether products you manufacture or supply are affected by the laws that govern them, as well as guidance on the process of applying for authorisation or approval.
View Biocides website
Information and guidance about the approval, authorisation and safe use of pesticides (Plant Protection Products), including controls over pesticide residues in food.
View Pesticide website
Guidance and information on the UK implementation of the EC Detergents Regulation.
View Detergents website
Information about the EU Chemical Classification, Labelling and Packaging legislation.
View Chemical website
Export and import of dangerous chemicals
Information about Regulation (EU) 649/2012 regarding the export or import of chemicals or articles containing chemicals (commonly known as the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation).
View PIC website