BPR public consultation launched on 1 active substance

On 17 July 2017, a public consultation under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) was launched for the following active substance as a potential Candidate for Substitution: Cholecalciferol [CAS# 67-97-0] Product type 14 (Rodenticides) The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has launched a 60-day public consultation which closes on 15 September 2017. Interested parties can submit relevant information on available substitutes via the web form on ECHA’s website. When an active substance is a Candidate for Substitution, biocidal products containing that active substance will become subject to a comparative assessment at the time of authorisation to determine if less harmful, alternative products are available.

Chemtrac, 18 July 2017 ;https://www.chemtracglobal.com/news ;