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EC Issues Draft Commission Regulation for Peracetic Acid in Biocidal Products

January 14, 2016

EUROPEAN UNION - The European Commission (EC) has announced the release of draft regulation approving peracetic acid as an existing active substance for use in biocidal products for product-types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, and subject to the specifications and conditions set out in the Annex.
In accordance with Article 7(1)(b) of Delegated Regulation (EU) No 1062/2014, the opinions of the European Chemicals Agency were formulated on September 30, 2015 by the Biocidal Product Committee, having regard to the conclusions of the evaluating competent authority.
Comments may be submitted until February 2, 2016.
This Regulation shall enter into force 20 days from its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.