Author: Kaeltia

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Call of interest to join the EU registration groups for Biocidal Products – Deadlines

Call of interest to join the EU registration groups for Biocidal Products – Deadlines

If you are interested in supporting Biocidal Products in the Consortia KBC System developed by KÆLTIA based on the following active substances, be aware of their relevant submission deadlines: Submission deadline          Active Substances 01 October 2017 Peracetic acid (Product Types 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6) 01 January 2018 Ampholyt 20 (Product Types 2, 3 […]

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Global trade of counterfeit and illegal pesticides is growing

Global trade of counterfeit and illegal pesticides is growing

Increasing quantities of illegal pesticides are being produced, marketed and sold in Europe with the consequent risks to human, animal and environment health as well as for the economy, including the loss of thousands of jobs.   Despite the EU legislation is one of the most restrictive in the world, the EU Commission estimates that […]

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Call of interest to join the EU registration groups for Biocidal Products

Call of interest to join the EU registration groups for Biocidal Products

New approval of biocidal active substances in Europe The following active substances have been evaluated and have been proposed for approval for use in biocidal products placed on the EU market: Silicon dioxide Kieselguhr for product type 18; Pyrogenic, synthetic amorphous, nano, surface treated silicon dioxide for product type 18; and Dichlofluanid for product type […]

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Regulatory Seminar: An update on relevant legislation afecting cleaning products – biocides, bleaches and detergents

Regulatory Seminar: An update on relevant legislation afecting cleaning products – biocides, bleaches and detergents

Thursday 17 October 2017 – ABBA Playa GijónHotel, Spain Free registration – Download the program here (in Spanish) The language of the Seminar will be Spanish. The purpose of this Seminar is to provide manufacturers, importers and/or distributors with guidance on the knowledge of their legal duties to market these products in Europe.It also aims to […]

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EFSA report: Chemicals in food 2016

EFSA report: Chemicals in food 2016

EFSA has published the report Chemicals in food 2016, which focuses on food contamination by pesticide and veterinary drug residues, and on consumer exposure to two process contaminants of high public interest: acrylamide in food; and glycidyl esters/MCPDs in vegetable oils and food. This report provides an overview of data collected by the EU Member […]

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What is the bio-economy?

What is the bio-economy?

The bio-economy comprises those parts of the economy that use renewable biological resources from land and sea – such as crops, forests, fish, animals and micro-organisms – to produce food, materials and energy. Europe is setting the course for a resource-efficient and sustainable economy. The goal is a more innovative and low-emissions economy, reconciling demands […]

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EU Poison centres notification portal

EU Poison centres notification portal

Under Article 45 of the CLP Regulation, importers and downstream users placing hazardous mixtures on the market have to provide the relevant information to national Poison Centres within their respective Member State. Up to date, the procedure and the data required for such notification are specific for each Member State and no harmonisation exists. However, […]

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Global Pest Awareness day (6th June)

Global Pest Awareness day (6th June)

The 1st Global Pest Awareness Day will take place on 6 June 2017. The initiative comes from the Chinese Pest Control Association (FAOPMA) (President, Ms Xiao Yun Huang) in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the National Pest Management Association in the USA (NPMA) and the Confederation of EU Pest Management Associations (CEPA). The […]

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Eu pesticides database updates – 1st quater 2017

Eu pesticides database updates – 1st quater 2017

The following updates have been published in the EU Pesticide Database of the EU Commission website: 28/04/2017 MRLs Commission Regulation for cymoxanil, phosphane and phosphide salts and sodium 5-nitroguaiacolate, sodium o-nitrophenolate and sodium p-nitrophenolate in or on certain products 05/04/2017 MRLs Commission Regulation for sulfoxaflor in or on certain products 24/03/2017 Insertion of Review Reports for clayed charcoal, Mild […]

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