Category: Brexit

The right to be recognised, rebooted: Regulation (EU) 2019/515 on the mutual recognition of goods starts to apply

Claire Temple, Edward Turtle and Olivia Flasch

The EU’s new regulation on the mutual recognition of goods has started to apply. One part of the so-called “Goods Package”, it aims to improve the application of the mutual recognition principle for goods and remove unjustified barriers to trade within the EU.

No chance of makeup – Brexit update for cosmetics companies in the EU and UK

Sarah-Jane Dobson
Due to some unique aspects of the EU Cosmetics Regulation compared to other EU product safety regulations, the cosmetics industry has been particularly impacted by Brexit. Given that Brexit has now taken place, it is timely to reconsider this ongoing impact on industry and provide some guidance on forward-looking planning.

The MHRA make it clear: the UK will take a backseat in EU’s medicine licensing regime post-Brexit

Sarah-Jane Dobson
On 18 February 2020, the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), updated its guidance on medicine licensing post-Brexit “Apply for a licence to market a medicine in the UK”. The update provides further clarity on the UK’s status in the licensing process now that Brexit has taken place.

OPSS I did it again – further guidance published to prepare businesses for a No Deal Brexit

Julia Maskell

The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has published additional detailed guides for business on specific product safety regulations in the event of a No Deal Brexit.

Cash for the Crash

Rod Freeman

UK Government offers cash grants to help companies prepare for the UK “crashing out” of the EU without a deal.

UK plans to say CE EU later to CE Mark

Carol Roberts

UK preparations for a potential no deal Brexit now include a plan to replace the CE mark.

Chemical Independency

Edward Turtle and Olivia Flasch

Government will take caution dealing with chemicals in event of “no deal” Brexit

Brexit – a new approach for the “New Approach”

Rod Freeman

UK Government’s second set of guidance on “No Deal” Brexit highlights complications for manufacturers and sellers of CE marked products.

Deal or No Deal – Government opens the (first) box

Edward Turtle and Sarah-Jane Dobson

In the first in a series, we examine the Government’s plans for products in the event of a “No Deal” Brexit.