…Draft updates to guidance on biocide toxicity and efficacy assessments

A recent draft update to the BPR guidance for human health risk assessment, containing a revised section on exposure assessment, has been sent for consultation by the Competent Authorities. Transitional guidance on the efficacy assessment of disinfectants has also been sent to ECHA’s Partner Expert Group.

European Chemicals Agency (2015). Guidance for human health risk assessment. Volume III. Human health, Part B. Draft Version 2.0. May 2015. http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13564/vol_iii_partb_draft_chapter3_v1-2015_en.pdf

Transitional guidance on the Biocidal Products Regulation. Transitional guidance on efficacy assessment for product types 1-5, disinfectants. Draft. June 2015. http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/13564/draft_tg_vol_iib_efficacy_pt1-5_en.pdf

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

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