To sell a range of chemicals including caustic soda, chemical toilet fluids, drain cleaners and some pesticides and weed killers from a premises within Westminster, the seller needs to be registered with Westminster City Council. The chemicals are listed in part II of the Poisons Act and are referred to as non-medicinal poisons.
A listed seller or named deputies who are registered with the authority cannot sell poisons which are included in part I of the Poisons Act . These may only be sold by a registered pharmacist.
To be eligible to register:
It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the licensing authority within a reasonable period, please contact us. You can do this online if you applied through the UK Welcomes service.
You can also view a copy of the register at the council's offices during normal office hours. To make an appointment to view it, please contact the Licensing team.