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GB PIC enforcement

HSE is the enforcing authority for the GB PIC regime.

HSE may also work with other authorities, including:

Enforcement of GB PIC is under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 by virtue of Regulation 19(1) of the Biocidal Products and Chemicals (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations 2013 (as amended by the Chemicals (Health and Safety) and Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 and 2020). The BPC regulations define the application of the Act, including enforcement powers, offences, and enforcement responsibilities.

Updated: 2021-02-24