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Treated Articles with added biocidal functionality

Treated Articles with added biocidal functionality

Are they correctly labelled? Is there any human risk derived from their use? How can their efficacy be measured? Treated Articles that incorporate a biocidal product with the intention to add new properties or functions to this article, not related to its primary use, are Biocidal Products themselves, for example: Antibacterial clothing Keyboard treated to […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: Scientists say that global warming makes the kind of extreme rainfall that caused deadly flash flooding in western Europe last month more likely, though it remains unclear exactly how much. Rain fell at the highest […]

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Latest BPC opinions on disinfectants and wood preservatives

Latest BPC opinions on disinfectants and wood preservatives

The EU Biocidal Products Committee adopted opinions for the following disinfectant active substances that may be approved/renewed in the relevant product-types: Didecyldimethylammonium chloride (CAS No. 7173-51-5) for product-types 3 and 4; Alkyl (C12-16) dimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (CAS No. 68424-85-1) for product-types 3 and 4; N-(3-aminopropyl)-N-dodecylpropane-1,3-diamine (CAS No. 2372-82-9) for product-type 8; Ethylene oxide (CAS No. […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: Methane, the main component of natural gas, is the cleanest-burning of all the fossil fuels, but when emitted into the atmosphere it is a much more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. By some estimates, […]

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Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/383: Forbidden co-formulants on Plant Protection Products

Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/383: Forbidden co-formulants on Plant Protection Products

According to Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009, co-formulants are described as substances or preparations, which are used or intended to be used in a plant protection product or adjuvant, but are neither active substances nor safeners or synergists. Because they are thus equally spread in the environment, it has been agreed that the criteria concerning human […]

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KAELTIA 10th ANNIVERSARY

KAELTIA 10th ANNIVERSARY

On the 1st of August, KAELTIA shall complete 10 years of its establishment, we are happy to remember and to share with all the people that contributed to the company’s growth: Customers, Employees, Suppliers, Partners, Families and Friends. Our ambitious goal to become in a referent Consultant in the European Union has been achieved, we […]

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Eu pesticides database updates

Eu pesticides database updates

The following updates have been published in the EU Pesticide Database of the EU Commission website: 10/02/2021 Publication of Reg. (EU) 2021/155, the MRLs for the following active substances that became applicable on 02/09/2021: Carbon tetrachloride, Chlorothalonil (R), Chlorpropham (R) (F), Dimethoate, Ethoprophos, Fenamidone, Methiocarb, Omethoate, Propiconazole (sum of isomers) (F) and Pymetrozine (R) 13/04/2021 […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: Between 1991 and 2018, more than a third of all deaths in which heat played a role were attributable to human-induced global warming, according to a new article in Nature Climate Change. To reach net […]

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Micro‐ and nanoplastics: risk after oral exposure via food products

Micro‐ and nanoplastics: risk after oral exposure via food products

Plastics are used ubiquitously and have become part of our everyday life. The global production of plastics is rising, which in consequence is leading to increasing amounts of plastics being released into the environment. Recently, the issue of human exposure to micro‐ and nanoplastic particles and potentially resulting toxicological consequences has been broached, triggered by […]

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Fridays for future

Fridays for future

KÆLTIA’s Team in its aim to contribute with the global awareness of the Climate Change, summarise below some critical news: Estonia has almost 10,000 ha of peat production land that has lain abandoned since the Soviet era, as well as peatland that is in use at present for peat production but whose resources will be […]

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