HMRC PROSECUTES COMPANY FOR UNLICENSED EXPORTS OF CHEMICALS

On 25th April, a Notice to Exporters from the UK Export Control Joint Unit reported that HMRC has prosecuted UK company, Carbosynth Limited, for unlicensed exports of controlled chemicals.  Carbosynth made unlicensed exports of ‘dual use’ chemicals – R-(-)-3-quinicludinol, 2(diethyamino) ethanethiol an benzillic acid.  They also exported military list chemicals 1, 2, 4, butanetriol and decaborane.  The chemicals were exported variously to Japan, India, South Korea, Israel, USA, Germany and Canada.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/notice-to-exporters-201810-hmrc-prosecutes-company-for-unlicensed-exports/notice-to-exporters-201810-hmrc-prosecutes-company-for-unlicensed-exports

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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