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How to comply with REACH chemical regulations

Read updated Gov.uk Guidance on how to comply with the EU and UK REACH chemical regulations when using, making, selling or importing chemicals in the UK and in the EU.

UK REACH is part of the UK’s chemicals regulatory regime. If you sell or distribute chemicals in the UK and the EU, you’ll need to follow both UK REACH and EU REACH rules.

UK REACH maintain EU REACH’s aims and principles. These include:

  • the ‘no data, no market’ principle
  • the ‘last resort’ principle on animal testing
  • access to information for workers
  • the precautionary principle

Full UK REACH guidance is available on the Health and Safety Executive website. This includes information on how to move goods between Northern Ireland (NI) and GB.

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