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Precursor chemical import and export authorisation wallchart

This chart shows the regulation of precursor chemicals in the UK.

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Precursor chemical export and import authorisation requirements

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Precursor chemical import and export authorisation wallchart

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Details

This chart outlines the authorisation requirements for importing chemicals into the UK and the requirements for exporting them to different countries across the world.

This chart is a general guide only and should not be taken as a replacement for the relevant regulations and guidelines. For enquiries please email dflu@homeoffice.gov.uk or telephone 0207 035 8972

Published 5 June 2013
Last updated 20 January 2021 + show all updates
  1. Import-export licensing wallchart updated to reflect changes to legislation since the UK left the EU.

  2. Updated wall chart added to page. It shows requirements from 1 January 2021.

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  5. Revised wallchart.

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  8. Wallchart updated.

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  13. Updated wallchart (September 2015)

  14. Updated with January 2014 version.

  15. Updated September 2013

  16. Chart updated August 2013

  17. First published.