Explosive precursors are commonly used chemicals (many of these are habitually used as fertilisers) that may be used for the illegal production of explosives.
For this reason, on September 2, 2014, (EU) Regulation no. 98/2013 came into force in the European Union, concerning the marketing and use of explosive precursors, which identifies the possible precursors subject to restrictions for sale to individuals.
These substances are divided into two groups according to degree of hazard and precautionary measures to be implemented.
As a matter of fact, it is forbidden to sell some of these precursors to the public. With regards to said identified products, Regulation no. 98/2013 sets forth the obligation for all involved operators to assure the appropriate labelling, to check licenc