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Biocidal products committee adopts 17 opinions on disinfectants and preservatives

Biocidal products committee adopts 17 opinions on disinfectants and preservatives

The Biocidal Products Committee adopted opinions for the following active substances that may be approved in the relevant product-types:

  • Peracetic acid generated from tetra-acetylethylenediamine (TAED) and sodium percarbonatefor product-types 2, 3 and 4;
  • Active chlorine released from sodium hypochlorite for product-types 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5;
  • Active chlorine released from calcium hypochlorite for product-types 2, 3, 4 and 5;
  • Active chlorine released from chlorinefor product-types 2 and 5;
  • MIT for product-type 11; and
  • OIT for product-type 8.

On the other hand, a non-approval opinion was adopted for the active substance MBIT for product-type 13 due to unacceptable risks identified for groundwater for several metabolites of MBIT.

Reference ECHA/NA/16/39

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