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Biocidal Products Committee approves 2 active substances

On 9th March, the Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) supported the approval of the following active substances for use in disinfectants:

  • salicylic acid for product-types 2, 3 and 4;
  • 2-phenoxyethanol for product-types 1, 2 and 4.

The BPC also supported an application for Union authorisation for:

  • product families containing iodine/PVP-iodine used for teat disinfection of milk-producing animals in veterinary hygiene (product-type 3).

The European Commission together with the EU Member States will take the final decision on the approval of the active substances and on the Union authorisation of biocidal products.

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