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Riot Control Weapons: Export Controls

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 63257, tabled on 23 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, with reference to Schedule 2 of the Export Control Order (2008), under which category are companies able to obtain a licence to export (a) tear gas and (b) pepper spray.

Answered on

29 June 2020

The export control category for both tear gas and pepper spray is ML7.

The export control category for ammunition and other munitions, including that which could deliver tear gas and pepper spray, can be found under both ML3a and ML4a.