August 2, 2018
On 29 June 2018, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that its Biocidal Product Committee (BPC) supports the approval of DBNPA (CAS 10222-01-2) as a disinfectant for Product Type (PT) 4 “Food and feed area”. Based on the new requirements for identifying endocrine disruptors, the evaluating Member State, Denmark, still needs to assess whether DBNPA meets the new criteria for endocrine-disrupting properties before the BPC may officially adopt this opinion.
Dow Microbial Control has supported DBNPA since the submission of the active substance dossiers under the Biocidal Product Directive many years ago, contributing to the positive opinion of the BPC for PT 4. Dow Microbial Control continues to support the remaining active substance dossiers for PTs 2 (Disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals), 6 (Preservatives for products during storage), 11 (Preservatives for liquid-cooling and processing systems), 12 (Slimicides) and 13 (Working or cutting fluid preservatives) for which BPC approvals are expected in the coming years.
Dow Microbial Control is fully committed to supporting its biocidal products and the needs of our customers. For further support on biocidal compliance, please contact your local sales representative, contact us for more information or refer to our BPR checklist.
Now available online: video recordings of ECHA’s Biocides Day 2018
November 20, 2018
Dow presenting at Chemical Watch Biocides Europe
October 25, 2018
Dow to present at Annual Steptoe Biocides Seminar
October 23, 2018
Opinion on harmonized classification of ZPT adopted by RAC
October 18, 2018
Chemical Watch Biocides Europe 2018
27-28 November 2018
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