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Profile of registrant

Chemical Business Association

Identification number in the register: 50874201390-43
Registration date: 18/03/09 10:20:32

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/02/14 15:49:29
The date of the last annual update was 19/02/14 13:21:04

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Chemical Business Association
Acronym: CBA
Legal status: Limited Company
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Newport
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Peter Newport
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: Lyme Bldg Westmere Drive Crewe Commercial Park
Crewe CW1 6ZD
Telephone number: (+44) 1270 258200
Fax number: (+44) 1270258444
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: CBA aims to support the UK chemical supply chain within an increasingly strict regulatory framework. Recognising the importance of ensuring safe and secure working practices and preserving our environment, the CBA engages with member companies, governments and organisations to achieve realistic guidance, safe operation and monitoring of the UK’s chemical supply industry.

CBA and its members explore industry issues and formulate plans to ensure sustainable operation and fair representation for all companies engaged in the industry. CBA promotes responsible care and product stewardship throughout the supply chain.

The Association provides high quality advice and assistance on technical, commercial, legislative and environmental issues covering a broad range of topics including:

 Classification, packaging, labelling, handling, carriage and disposal of hazardous products
 Warehousing
 Control of hazardous substances
 Restrictions on vehicles and the movement of goods
 Export and import regulations
 Tariff changes, anti-dumping and competition policy
 Updated ADR regulations
 WEE regulations
 Drug precursors
 Biocide information
 Health & Safety at Work
 Environment
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

CBA advocates on behalf of the UK chemical supply chain across a range of topics including:

REACH regulation, applicability and implementation
Storage of chemicals
Transport of chemicals
Carriage of dangerous goods Road(CDG UK/ADR Europe/UN Global)
Carriage of dangerous goods Sea (IMDG)
Industry standards including:
Responsible Care in the chemical industry
European Single Assessment Document (ESAD)
Guidance on storage of flammable liquids
Classification, labelling and packaging of chemicals
Transport Security
Trade Controls - drugs, explosives precursors, CBRN, chemical weapons, environmental hazards
General Health and Safety
Transport regulations - driver hours/training
Environmental legislation
Waste regulations
Waste packaging regulations
ATEX/DSEAR - explosive atmospheres

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

ICCTA - Global

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.