Health and Safety Executive

HSE – Transition period: chemicals update

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 HSE webpages:

  • For guidance on the BPR regime
  • For guidance on the CLP regime
  • For the guidance on the PIC regime
  • For guidance on the UK REACH regime

The GB guidance for the PPP regime remains valid. Further updates to the PPP guidance will be published shortly.

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

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

Subscribe here for free access and help your business prepare for the end of the transition period.