Guidance

Exporting active substances manufactured in Great Britain for use in EEA and Northern Ireland

How the ‘Written Confirmation’ process operates for active substances manufactured in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland).

Documents

Register of Written Confirmations for UK active substance manufacturers

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This guidance explains how to obtain a Written Confirmation for each shipment of Active Substances manufactured in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) that is exported to the EEA or Northern Ireland.

Importation of active substances into Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland) without a Written Confirmation is accepted from the following list of countries:

  • European Economic Area (EEA) countries
  • USA
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Brazil
  • Australia
  • Israel
  • Switzerland

as well as from Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland will also continue to align with all relevant EU rules relating to the placing on the market of manufactured goods.

Further guidance is available on importation of active substances from countries on a list.

Published 31 December 2020
Last updated 3 August 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated the written confirmations for UK active substance manufacturers

  2. Updated 'Register of Written Confirmations for UK active substance manufacturers'

  3. Updated register of written confirmations

  4. Updated Register of Written Confirmations for UK active substance manufacturers

  5. Published an updated version of the Register of Written Confirmations for UK active substance manufacturers.

  6. The Register of Written Confirmations for UK active substance manufacturers has been updated

  7. First published.