Hazardous sites and substances

Provides guidance for the public, businesses and laboratories on using, storing and selling explosives precursors and poisons.

Explosive precursors are chemicals that may be used in the illicit manufacture of explosives.

Users or sellers of certain chemicals should read through the guidance below before applying for an explosives precursors and chemicals (EPP) licence.

EPP licensing: guidance for home users

EPP licensing: guidance for businesses

Guidance for laboratories

Published 5 August 2014