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Primary Authority Resources

This page provides links to guidance, toolkits and other resources.
Guidance by the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association on the manufacture and supply of cosmetics.
  1. Cosmetics
  2. CTPA
Animation from Better Business for All (BBfA) explaining the role of trading standards.
  1. Trading Standards
Animation from Better Business for All (BBfA) explaining requirements around fire safety.
  1. Fire Safety
Primary Authority Register portal.
  1. Primary Authority Register
Resources for local regulators.
  1. Assured Advice
  2. OPSS
  3. RAPEX
These support good practice for primary authorities and include templates and draft agreements for use by Primary Authority partnerships.
  1. Partnership
  2. Primary Authority advice
Links to guides for businesses, local authorities, enforcement officers, trade associations, businesses with a coordinated primary authority, and national regulators.
  1. OPSS
  2. Primary Authority Register
The framework for the operation of Primary Authority.
  1. Statutory Guidance