Biocides blog posts

23 August, 2017

Biocides - what to expect when 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

Everything you need to know about biocides 101

By Kate Newell

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.

What is a biocidal product?
In the words of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), a “biocidal product” means:

“. . .any substance or mixture, in the form in which it is supplied to the user, or generated from that form, containing or generating one or more active substances, with the intention of destroying, deterring, rendering harmless, preventing the action of, or otherwise exerting a controlling effect on, any harmful organism by any means other than mere physical or mechanical action.”

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