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ECHA Sets Deadline for Biocidal Product Registration

March 10, 2016

Articles treated with biocidal products may only be placed in the market if the active substances are approved in accordance with the European Union (EU) Biocidal Products Regulation.
Applications for approval of active substances which are used in treated articles but have not yet undergone the approval process are due September 1, 2016.
After March 1, 2017, companies may only sell articles treated with a biocidal product that conforms to ECHA guidelines.