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U.K. Chemical Industry Faces Regulatory Uncertainties

Government sub-committee expresses deep concern over Brexit-related issues

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A sub-committee of the United Kingdom’s House of Lords, in a 20-page report titled “Brexit: chemical regulation,” has expressed serious doubts and deep concerns over the possible impact of Brexit on the U.K. chemicals industry.The European Union (EU) energy and environment sub-committee published the report on November 7. Energy and environment is one of six sub-committees set up to scrutinize different aspects of the U.K. government’s Brexit strategy.The report begins by pointing out that chemicals are key components in products that everyone uses every day, with the U.K. exporting £18 billion ($23 billion) of chemicals to the EU in 2017.“Both the chemical…

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