Reminder – upcoming GB active substance expiry dates


The active substance/product type combinations listed below are due to expire under GB BPR on the following dates:

  • 3-phenoxybenzyl-2-(4-ethoxyphenyl)-2-methylpropylether (Etofenprox) (CAS 80844-07-1 EC 407-980-2) in product type 8

31 October 2022

  • Carbon dioxide (CAS 124-38-9 EC 204-696-9) in product type 18

31 October 2022

Once the approvals expire, the active substances can no longer be used in biocidal products of the relevant product types in Great Britain.

If you hold an affected GB BPR product authorisation or Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) product approval, we will contact you about cancelling or revoking your authorisation or approval. You will have an opportunity to submit comments or additional information and we will take account of these when finalising our decision.

If you are aware of any disproportionate negative effects that are likely to arise from the expiry of any of the active substance/product type combinations listed above, please contact us.

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HSE, 21-04-22