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Before 1st April, 2008, PSD was an executive agency of Defra. From 1st April 2008 PSD became an Agency of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). On 1st April 2009 PSD became part of the HSE's Chemicals Regulation Directorate. As such, CRD's information, like that of Defra and other parts of HSE, is subject to Crown copyright administered by Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO). If you want to re-use or reproduce our publications for whatever purpose, you will in most cases need to apply for a copyright licence for this. For information on how to secure a licence, and for HMSO Guidance Notes on a wide range of copyright issues, please contact HMSO at:
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