Guidance for pharmacies selling non-medicinal poisons to the general public

Non-statutory guidance provides advice on how registered pharmacies can comply with the law on poisons and explosives precursor chemicals.


Poisons and explosives precursors poster

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This guidance is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy staff in England, Scotland and Wales. It may also be of use to representative associations, law enforcement, local authorities and elected members.

In addition to the guidance document you can download a poster summarising the law.

Published 22 May 2015
Last updated 4 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the poster with a new version.

  2. Information poster updated.

  3. First published.