What is BPR

The Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) 528/2012 was published in 2012 and replaced the Biocidal Products Directive 98/8/EC in 2013.


The Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) 528/2012 regulates in addition to the three areas previously defined by the Biocidal Products Directive 98/8/EC, the placement on the EU market of treated articles and biocidal active substances, including In situ generated active substances by physical devices.

Biocidal Products Regulation Figure 1

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