…Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) adopts opinions on seven active substances

Opinions adopted by the BPC in June 2015 concern the approval or non-approval of the following chemical active substances and product-types (PTs):

  • C12-16-alkyldimethylbenzylammonium chloride (ADBAC/BKC) for PT 8.
  • biphenyl-2-ol for PTs 4 and 6
  • cybutryne for PT 21
  • cyromazine for PT 18
  • didecyldimethylammonium chloride (DDAC) for PT 8
  • polyhexamethylene biguanide (PHMB) for PTs 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9 and 11
  • triclosan for PT 1

European Chemicals Agency (2015). The Biocidal Products Committee adopts 11 opinions. ECHA/NA/15/22. http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/the-biocidal-products-committee-adopts-11-opinions


…Registry for Biocidal Products (R4BP) updated

An updated version (3.3) of the R4BP is now available, introducing new functionalities to help industry and relevant authorities meet their obligations and tasks.

European Chemicals Agency (2015). New version of the Registry for Biocidal Products (R4BP 3.3) is now available. ECHA/NA/15/21. http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/new-version-of-the-registry-for-biocidal-products-is-now-available


…New languages available for Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) editor

The SPC editor is now available in 23 EU languages, and in Norwegian.

European Chemicals Agency (2015). The Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) editor goes multilingual. ECHA/NA/15/25. http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/the-summary-of-product-characteristics-editor-goes-multilingual


The above items were taken from the August 2015 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here)

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