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National Chemical Emergency Centre

The United Kingdom's National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) is based at Harwell in Oxfordshire, England.

Additional recommended knowledge

It operates the "Chemsafe" emergency telephone line through which chemists answers questions from emergency responders about unknown or potentially hazardous chemicals that they encounter.

NCEC was founded in 1973 under the Atomic Energy Authority and is now owned by AEA Technology plc.


  • If an incident involves chemicals, we're the expert advice line, The Guardian, Feb 25, 2003
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