Refusing a sale

Explains the changes in the law on the sale of certain chemicals and offers tips on how to decline selling to customers if necessary.


Refusing a sale


A member of the public must hold a valid licence if they wish to acquire a restricted chemical above a certain concentration threshold.

Advice details the levels of fines and imprisonment incurred by breaking the law.

Published 5 August 2014
Last updated 4 April 2018 + show all updates
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