New version of the Registry for Biocidal Products (R4BP 3.3) is now available

The European Chemicals Agency has released a new version of R4BP 3, which introduces new functionalities to help both industry and authorities meet their obligations and tasks. The new release of R4BP 3.3: Removes the limitation regarding the authorisation holder for Same Biocidal Product authorisations: the same company can hold the initial authorisation and a related same biocidal product authorisation at the same time for the same market area; Improves the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) handling: the SPC can be downloaded as a pdf file, which will facilitate the circulation of finalised SPCs; Improves the transfer of simplified authorisations: all the related ongoing and finalised notifications are transferred to the new authorisation holder; Enables the use of BPR Annex I active substance assets to start new product authorisation applications; and Is more user-friendly: international keyboard support for usernames, more specific error messages. Further information is available at:

ECHA, 25 June 2015 ;http://echa.europa.eu ;