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10 June 1921 to 9 April 2021
16 February 2021 — News story
The Government Chemist conference will take place on 23 - 24 June as a virtual event
16 March 2021 — News story
This webinar on fish speciation will introduce the prevalent methods used in testing laboratories in the UK and EU, and will provide a summary of their scope and limitations
1 February 2021 — Research and analysis
The Government Chemist team has published guidance on analytical limits for controlled cannabinoids in specified products containing cannabidiol (CBD)
21 December 2020 — News story
In this webinar, Professor Tom Welton looked at how sustainable chemistry is essential to achieve global sustainable development goals
22 July 2020 — Corporate report
Referee casework, research projects, advice and impact of work carried out by the Government Chemist team during 2019
10 July 2020 — Guidance
Advice note prepared by Dr Michael Walker on behalf of the Government Chemist, regarding the detection of genetically modified rice at the UK border
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