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BPC Issues 12 Approvals for 4 Substances and 1 Non-Approval

April 20, 2015

The Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has issued 12 active substances for approvals, and 1 non-approval.

The following are approved:

Substance Approval for the Product Type
Hydrogen peroxide Product type 1 (human hygiene)

Product type 2 (disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals)

Product type 3 (veterinary hygiene)

Product type 4 (food and feed area)

Product type 5 (drinking water)

Product type 6 (preservatives for products during storage)

Medetomidine Product type 21 (antifouling products)
C(M)IT/MIT Product type 6 (preservatives for products during storage)

Product type 11 (preservatives for liquid-cooling and processing systems)

Biphenyl-2-ol Product type 1 (human hygiene)

Product type 2 (disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals)

Product type 13 (working or cutting fluid preservatives)

Substance for non-approval:

Triflumuron Product type 18 (insecticides, acaricides and products to control other arthropods)

For the complete list of approved and non-approved substances, click this link: Biocidal Products Committee opinions on active substance approval.

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