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Release of the new version of the Registry for Biocidal Products [EU]

The new release of R4BP 3.3 mainly allows a company to hold an initial authorisation and a related same biocidal product authorisation at the same time for the same market area. It also improves the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) handling and the transfer of simplified authorisations.

Reminder of the use of copper pyrithione and clothianidin

As a reminder, Regulations (EU) 2015/984 and 2015/985 of 24 June 2015 approved copper pyrithione and clothianidin  as existing active substances for use in biocidal products for product-types 21 (Antifouling products) and 18 (Insecticides, acaricides and products to control other arthropods), respectively. Red-on-line EHS Legal Specialist 

Sources :

Press release of the European Chemicals Agency, “New version of the Registry for Biocidal Products (R4BP 3.3) is now available”, ECHA/NA/15/21, 25 June 2015

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