UK transition period chemicals updates: 23 December 2020

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Regulating chemicals after the UK transition period: virtual events

Webinar recordings of our first event are now available on YouTube.

HSE and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) hosted a virtual stakeholder event on 16 December covering actions businesses need to take when the UK Transition ends and how the new GB regulatory regime for chemicals may impact their work.

 

The event has been recorded for you to watch.

 

To watch all the recordings go to the full Regulating chemicals after the transition period playlist on YouTube.

 

Or watch the YouTube video on a specific regime:

Don't miss our second event on Wednesday 20 January 2021.

There are limited spaces available for our free follow-up webinar.

 

The session will open from 10.00am to ensure attendees have enough time to join the platform - it will start at 10:15am and finish by 1.00pm.

 

The event will include:

  • Sessions led by HSE on the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) and Prior Informed Consent (PIC) regimes

  • Sessions led by HSE and Defra on Plant Protection Products (PPP) and Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals (REACH)

The event will inform attendees of the duties and actions required by businesses to ensure that they comply with the new GB chemical regimes. The sessions will be interactive and will host a question and answer function.

 

To allow as many organisations as possible to attend, we kindly ask that you send a maximum of two representatives.

 

Please use the link below to book your place; further details on the event are provided in the link. Please note, you will require your e-ticket to enter the event.

 

Book your place(s) here


Get access to the UK Transition: Working with Chemicals podcast series

HSE is producing a series of podcasts to provide more information on the changes to how chemicals will be regulated from 1 January 2021.

There have been 4 episodes released to date, with all five chemical regimes being covered. 

 

Subscribe here for free alerts whenever a new episode is released.

 

Signup before 28 December and receive links to all four previous podcasts (on 29 December).


Guidance on regulating chemicals after the transition period

The UK Transition period will end on 1 January 2021.

Businesses working with chemicals need to ensure they are prepared for the end of the transition period.

 

The most up to date guidance on how businesses based in Great Britain and Northern Ireland can prepare for the end of the transition period is available on the following HSE webpages:

 

 

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