Updated EC advice has been issued on the quantitative characterisation of human health risks from biocides, following a meeting of Member State representatives on 16-17 September 2009. Published as a revision to the Technical Notes for Guidance covering Directive 98/8/EC (on biocides), the document identifies the criteria for unacceptable effects and the conditions for inclusion of active substances in Annex I, IA or IB of the Directive.

[TNsG on Annex I inclusion. Revision of Chapter 4.1: Quantitative human health risk characterisation. Technical Notes for Guidance on inclusion of active substances in Annex I of Directive 98/8/EC. Obtainable from the ex-European Chemicals Bureau website (at {180829}

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