Welcome to the BCGA website
The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) was established in 1971, having previously existed as the British Acetylene Manufacturers Association, this was originally formed in 1901. BCGA is a not-for-profit trade association, representing the interests of 80+ member companies, which we do through dialogue with relevant Government Departments and Agencies, Standards Organisations and other Trade Associations.
UK Psychoactive Substances Act comes into force from May 26, 2016
The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) has welcomed the introduction of the Psychoactive Substances Act.
The new law has been introduced in time for this year's ‘festival season' and the BCGA hopes the Police and Courts will use the legislation to help put an end to recreational Nitrous Oxide inhalation.