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Accessibility statement for the list of CBD food products

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is run by the Food Standards Agency. We want as many people as possible to be able to use the CBD product list.

That means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. 

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible. You can see a list of any issues we currently know about in the Non-accessible content section of this statement.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille: 

We will consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Read tips on contacting organisation about inaccessible websites. 

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

If you are in Northern Ireland and are not happy with how we respond to our complaint you can contact the Equalities Commission for Northern Ireland who are responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (no.2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the 'accessibility regulations') in Northern Ireland. 

Technical information about this website's accessibility

The Food Standards Agency is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances and exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

The content that is not accessible is outlined below with details of planned dates for when issues will be fixed.

  • Some of our pages scroll in two dimensions on small screens. The problem is most common with tables on mobile devices. We recommend using a different device to view the tables in full. This fails to WCAG 2.1 AA 1.4.10 Reflow criteria. 
  • Not all controls change appearance when they are selected but all controls on the page including links, buttons and fields show when they have been selected. This fails WCAG 2.1 AA 2.4.7 Focus Visible criteria. 

Disproportionate burden

We have not made any disproportionate burden claims.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 31 March 2022.

This website was tested on 31 March 2022. The test was carried out using our automated checking service.

We will continue to check via our automated service and make updates as required.