…New guidance on the BPR – micro-organisms as biocides

Volume V of ECHA’s guidance on the Biocidal Products Regulation provides advice on the information requirements and hazard and risk assessment required for biocidal products using microorganisms.

European Chemicals Agency (2015). Guidance on the Biocidal Products Regulation Volume V. Guidance on active micro-organisms and biocidal products. Version 1.0. August 2015. http://echa.europa.eu/documents/10162/15623299/biocides_guidance_micro_organisms_en.pdf


…Article 95 list of suppliers of biocidal substances and products becomes enforceable

As of 1 September, a biocidal product that consists of, contains, or generates a relevant substance, cannot be made available on the EU market unless the substance supplier or product supplier is included in the list for the product type(s) to which the product belongs.

European Chemicals Agency (2015). The Article 95 list of active biocidal substance and product suppliers becomes enforceable. ECHA/NA/15/26. http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/the-article-95-list-of-active-biocidal-substance-and-product-suppliers-becomes-enforceable


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

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