Introduction To The CHCS Brexit Web PagesDownload As A PDF
The negotiation between the United Kingdom and the European Union is ongoing during the transition period, which will formally end on 31 December 2020.
Northern Ireland will be governed by EU chemical legislation under the Northern Ireland Protocol (see CHCS document, the Northern Ireland Protocol and Chemical Regulation – CHCS members only).
GB Regulations have already been put in place for (click on the links to see the web page – CHCS members only):
This new GB legislation retains the fundamentals set out by the EU on REACH, Biocides, etc., but divergence could follow with future revisions. For example, differences in those substances considered as Candidate List substances of Very High Concern for authorisation of use.
CHCS expect more information and guidance to become available in the coming weeks to explain the outcome of the future relationship between the Member States of the European Union and the United Kingdom on chemical regulation.
In the meantime, we are pulling together information and providing links to information sources within this Brexit section of the website.
The information covering GB REACH is more developed, as information and guidance on this aspect of GB regulation post Brexit was made available earlier by the UK government.
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CHCS is ready to deliver training on all aspects of GB Chemical Regulation and our trainers are covering the implications of Brexit in all current CHCS training courses.
CHCS offers Modular Training Courses on the writing of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), and related issues such as classification, labelling and other documentation.
For more information see CHCS Training.
If you have any queries about our training, please Contact CHCS.
Chemicals Legislation Support From CHCS
We provide a range of pages on this website to give you an introduction to different aspects of chemicals legislation / regulation: