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It might not be as exciting as watching things bubbling away in conical flasks, but keeping an eye on legal restrictions around chemical sciences is just as integral to the success of your business.


Whether you manufacture soaps, transport pesticides or dispose of fluorescent tubes, there’ll be health and safety regulations that affect the way that you can do business in the chemicals sector. Keep up to date with it all:

Go to the Health and Safety Executive website 

Environmental responsibilities

There are plenty of economic benefits of good environmental practice – and you’re probably already aware of your environmental responsibility. The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has all the information you need to make sure you’re as green as can be. Find out more:

Go to the SEPA website

Other regulations

Alongside your environmental and health and safety responsibilities, there might be other regulations that apply to your business. The Business Gateway has lots of guides, publications, and information on upcoming events:

Go to the Business Gateway website