The HSAC provides expert, objective advice on the science behind hazardous chemicals.
The Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee (HSAC) provides expert advice on how to protect the environment, and human health via the environment, from potentially hazardous substances and articles, including nanomaterials.
HSAC is the successor body to the Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (ACHS). ACHS was abolished on 22 July 2012, with the coming into force of the Advisory Committee on Hazardous Substances (Abolition) Order 2012 (Statutory Instrument No 2012/1923).
Terms of reference
Code of practice
Meetings are open to the public. Please contact us if you would like to attend.
An agenda and papers for the meeting will be published here a few days before each meeting.
The meeting scheduled for 12 March 2019 has been postponed.
Minutes and papers
For minutes of previous meetings including for ACHS and other documents, please see The National Archives webpages.