Biocidal products – classification of a product containing the active substance ADBAC/BKC (C12-16)



Following a request from Denmark, the Commission will decide whether a product containing the active substance Alkyl (C12-16) dimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (abbreviated as ‘ADBAC/BKC (C12-16)’) available on the Danish market for use as a cleaning product and to control and prevent algal growth, is a biocidal product as defined under EU rules on biocidal products (Regulation (EU) 528/2012, Article 3(1)(a)).


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European Commission, 21 September 2021