Chemicals Regulation Division
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The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) is responsible for the regulation of biocides, pesticides, detergents, chemicals covered by REACH, and for compliance with the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation.
Information about REACH, the European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of CHemicals.
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.
Information and guidance about the approval, authorisation and safe use of pesticides (Plant Protection Products), including controls over pesticide residues in food.
Guidance and information on the UK implementation of the EC Detergents Regulation.
Information about the EU Chemical Classification, Labelling and Packaging legislation.