Guide

International trade regulations in the Chemicals sector

Introduction

This guide provides an overview of the chemicals sector, the key regulations you must comply with as an exporter or importer, and selected sources of further help and support.

The guide also includes information on dangerous, banned or restricted chemicals, their registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction under REACH, and their disposal under waste regulations.

It provides information on how to research the destination countries you plan to export to, and how to comply with regulations on hazard information, safety data sheets and dangerous goods notes.