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ECHA Issues Opinions on Active Substance Approvals and Non-Approvals under BPC

October 16, 2015

EUROPEAN UNION - The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has issued opinions on four active substance approvals and three non-approvals under the Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR).

The substance details are:

  • PHMB (1600; 1.8) [CAS# 27083-27-8; 32289-58-0]

Approval opinions:

  • 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 11 (preservatives for liquid-cooling and processing systems)

Non-approval opinions:

  • Product type 1 (human hygiene)
  • Product type 6 (preservatives for products during storage)
  • Product type 9 (fiber, leather, rubber and polymerized materials preservatives)