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Trading Standards

For more information on the work of Trading Standards services - and the possible consequences of not abiding by the law - please see 'Trading Standards: powers, enforcement and penalties'.

In this update

Two additions to the list of regulated poisons.

Last reviewed / updated: April 2024

Key legislation

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Last reviewed / updated: April 2024

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