EU Biocides Regulation 528/2012 (EU BPR) – 30 October 2015 deadline

A number of active substance/product type combinations are no longer considered to be in the biocides active substance review program.Details can be found in Part 2 of Annex II (page 28 to 33) of the Review Regulation of the EU Biocides Regulation which is the “withdrawal notice” for these active substance/product type combinations. Anyone wishing to take over the role of participant of these active substance/product type combinations should complete the notification procedure in Article 17 of the Review Regulation by30 October 2015. Notifications should be submitted to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), via R4BP. If no one takes over the role of participant these active substance/product type combinations will be subject to a non approval decision, and products in these product types containing these active substances will have to be removed from the market.

HSE Biocide Update, 29 September 2015 ;http://www.hse.gov.uk/ ;