Biocides blog posts

17 December, 2018

How to optimize biocidal product regulation in 7 steps

By David Arrowsmith

Before a biocidal product can be authorized, you need to ensure that the active substance within the biocidal product has been approved for use under the BPR. Once an active substance is approved, you have approximately two years in which to authorize biocidal products containing that active substance. If your product has more than one active substance, the date of approval of the last active substance sets the 24-month count down.

There are many time-consuming activities when meeting the requirements of the BPR, and different authorization approaches which makes long-term planning essential.

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23 August, 2017

Biocides 101 - All you need to know now you've submitted

By David Arrowsmith

You’ve got your biocidal product authorization prepared and submitted your application to the Register for Biocidal Products (R4BP); so it’s time to relax and sit back – right? Not quite! You still have a lot to do to get your product successfully through authorization. Read on to find out some tips for surviving the validation and evaluation phases of your biocidal product authorization.

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23 April, 2017

Biocides 101 - How to navigate the regulatory process

By David Arrowsmith

Here you can find all you ought to know about biocides. Discover what they are, how they’re regulated, and the secrets to getting your product registered successfully.

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