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Regulated Products – Control of Explosives Precursors and Poisons Regulations 2023

As you may be aware, an amendment to the Poisons Act 1972 regarding the supply of Explosives precursors and Poisons comes into effect from 1st October 2023. We have identified that you have purchased, or intend to purchase materials from Mark Vitow that are affected by this change.

From 1 October 2023 businesses supplying Regulated explosives precursors to professional users and other businesses will need to verify the legitimacy of the professional user or business. To do this, we are required to obtain the following from our business customers.

  1. You need to complete and return the form below, along with a copy of a photographic ID (such as a passport, driving licence, trade ID card, business ID card) for the individual that your company authorises to purchase these products. If you prefer, you can download the form and return it with a copy of your ID to epp@markvitow.com.
  2. On the form you must state the purpose for which each material is purchased.
  3. You will need to understand your legal obligations under the Act, particularly in regard to the reporting of loss, theft or suspicious activity, and the need for members of the public to have a valid EPP Licence where applicable.
  4. If you are reselling these materials to professional users and other businesses then you will need to obtain and retain the same information from your customers.

Supplying explosives precursors and poisons – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

In future the description of each regulated product supplied will have “EPP REGULATED PRODUCT” clearly shown on Mark Vitow sales order acknowledgements, delivery notes and invoices in order to help you identify these products.

Alternative Products available


The above product can be supplied as an alternative to MVCLE – Sulphuric Acid Drain Cleaner without the need to return the form or ID.

Please be aware however of your legal responsibilities relating to this and any other reportable products covered by the Control of Explosives Precursors and Poisons Regulations 2023.

Please provide your information in the form below. 

Completion of this form is required for professional and business users to purchase regulated materials from Mark Vitow Ltd. as defined in the Control of Explosive Precursor and Poisons Regulations 2023.

The data recorded and processed by Mark Vitow will remain confidential and in accordance with our GDPR policy. This statement is valid for 18 months from the date of signing.