Statutory guidance

Polymerisation of pre-formulated resins or gel coats: process guidance note 4/12

Regulators must use this process guidance note (PGN) to assess applications and write permits for polymerising resins or gel coats.

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Local authority regulators can be:

  • district councils, borough councils, unitary councils or port health authorities in England and Wales
  • the Scottish Environment Protection Agency in Scotland
  • district councils or the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland

This PGN includes:

  • air emission limits
  • emission monitoring methods
  • best available techniques to control air emissions
  • application form template
  • model permit for the polymerisation or co-polymerisation of pre-formulated resins or gel coats containing unsaturated hydrocarbons

The polymerisation or co-polymerisation of pre-formulated resins or gel coats containing unsaturated hydrocarbons is a ‘Part B’ activity under the local authority pollution prevention and control (LAPPC) regime.

Published 1 December 2013