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March 25, 2021Editorial Team

Nearly three months have passed since the United Kingdom’s post-Brexit deal and with this transition brings changes to how chemicals are regulated. Products no longer fall under EU guidelines and must now meet British requirements. Learn what else has changed in our latest webinar, now available on demand, “ Chemical...
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December 17, 2018Scott Stephens

The United Kingdom’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued chemical regulation-specific guidance which expands on the September 2018 technical notice issued by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) that explained the UK’s strategy for a ‘no-deal’ withdrawal from the European Union in March 2019. Titled “UK...
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November 12, 2018Kirsten Wallerstedt

The United Kingdom's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has opened a public consultation on the proposal to transpose Directive (EU) 2017/2102 amending Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS 2) into UK law. The UK has...

August 27, 2018Kirsten Wallerstedt

In the context of Brexit, the United Kingdom’s new Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has published a strategy paper called "Strengthening National Capacity for Product Safety." The strategy covers the objectives that the OPSS plans to take action on from 2018-2020, including reformed regulations and strengthened enforcement. Background...

August 1, 2018Patricia Iscaro

On 12 July 2018, the United Kingdom (UK) issued a White Paper concerning the future relationship with the European Union (EU) after its pending withdrawal on 29 March 2019 from the EU, commonly known as “Brexit.” In the White Paper, the UK outlines plans regarding trade policy with the EU...

July 31, 2018Kirsten Wallerstedt

On 19 July 2018, the European Commission published a communication on "Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019." The communication focuses on the possibility of a "no deal" scenario in which EU law ceases to apply in the UK on 30...







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