Chemicals and pesticides framework

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This framework sets out how the UK government and devolved governments propose to work together on regulating chemicals and pesticides. This includes:

  • Biocidal Products (BPR)
  • Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP)
  • detergents
  • Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)
  • Plant Protection Products (PPP)
  • Prior Informed Consent (PIC)
  • mercury
  • United Kingdom Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (UK REACH)
  • relevant international conventions (Stockholm, Rotterdam, Basel and Minamata)
  • the United Nations Global Harmonised System (for classifying and communicating the hazardous properties of chemicals)
  • the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM)
DateAction
15 July 2022The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee published its final report on the Common Frameworks programme.
27 June 2022SPICe published a briefing on the framework.
7 June 2022The Rural Affairs, Islands, and Natural Environment Committee opened a call for views on the framework (closing 29 July 2022).
19 May 2022The Welsh Senedd Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee published correspondence outlining its consideration of the framework(s) to the Convenor of the Scottish Parliament Net Zero, Energy, and Transport Committee.
18 May 2022The Welsh Senedd Climate Change, Environment, and Infrastructure Committee published a report with recommendations on the framework.
20 April 2022The Net Zero, Energy, and Transport Committee opened a call for views on the framework.
23 March 2022The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee published a letter from Baroness Andrews to George Eustice on Chemicals and Pesticides.
21 March 2022The Northern Ireland Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs published its position paper on the framework.
7 February 2022The Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment received the framework for scrutiny.
3 February 2022The provisional framework was published.
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