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Open general export licence (chemicals)

Licence allowing certain chemicals to be exported from the UK or other EU member states.

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Open general export licence (chemicals)

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This open general export licence (OGEL) allows, subject to certain conditions, certain chemicals to be exported from the UK or any other EU member state (with the exception of some countries), so long as the exporter is established in the UK. There is a 20kg limit on shipments.

This licence is subject to reporting requirements under the transparency initiative.

All previous licences are revoked.

Published 27 August 2009
Last updated 6 January 2014 + show all updates
  1. Updated text in 'Conditions and requirements' to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.
  2. First published.