UK releases guidance on chemicals regulation in case of ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Date: 17 October 2018

In view of the approaching Brexit in March 2019 the United Kingdom published in October 2018 technical notices as guidance in case UK leaves the EU without an agreement (‘no deal’ scenario). Although negotiations with the EU are ongoing, UK intends to ensure therewith to be prepared for all eventualities from day 1 after Brexit.

These published technical notices cover the following topics:


SCC establishes SCC Japan K.K.

Date: 15 August 2018

For 11 years, SCC has been running a Liaison Office Japan to support our Japanese customers in registration of their active substances and products in the EU. The increasing interest of our Japanese and European customers in international registration services in recent years was decisive for us to take the next key step – the establishment of SCC Japan K.K., which we officially founded on 30 July 2018.
SCC Japan K.K. provides the perfect basis for us to further promote cooperation with our Japanese customers by offering scientific and regulatory services in Japan. We also actively support our customers in all registration issues in line with European and international regulations.
In Japan, we offer regulatory support in accordance with Chemical Substance Control Law (CSCL) and Industrial Safety and Health Law (IHSL). In addition, we are currently rounding out our services portfolio for the Japanese market by elaborating our expertise in registration of plant protection and biocides products.

We look forward to guiding your products to successful registration, be it in Europe, Asia-Pacific or Americas. The establishment of SCC Japan is a significant contribution to our business development. For further questions on international markets, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We will keep you updated on further developments of our services in Japan and international markets.