Category: Public Health

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Call of interest to join the PT2 Painting Products Consortia

Call of interest to join the PT2 Painting Products Consortia

Painting Products used to modify the surfaces that are treated in the sense to protect them from the development of undesired microorganisms, come under the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR). Depending on the active substances present in the Biocidal Products, whether they are still under EU revision or they are approved, different procedures need to be […]

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Call of interest to join the Ethanol-based Products Consortia

Call of interest to join the Ethanol-based Products Consortia

Sanitising products, such as hand sanitisers, come under the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR). The most common active substance used in hand sanitisers is Ethanol. Ethanol is currently being reviewed as a biocide active substance in the EU by Greece and no tentative date for approval is known now, so Biocidal products containing Ethanol fall under […]

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EU Commission Measures during Covid-19 Pandemic and Regulatory Deadlines

EU Commission Measures during Covid-19 Pandemic and Regulatory Deadlines

Please see below the latest measures taken by the EU Commission related to regulatory issues during Covid-19 Pandemic: The Commission has published guidance to ensure that clinical trials can continue taking place in the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Commission welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament and the Council of the proposal to […]

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EU Derogation for Registration Requirements of PT1 & PT2 Disinfectants

EU Derogation for Registration Requirements of PT1 & PT2 Disinfectants

Due to the necessity for additional disinfectant products of PT1 (human hygiene) & PT2 (surface disinfection) uses in the EU countries, some Member States are applying derogation from their current registration requirements (national or EU) so they can help companies to put new disinfectant products in the EU market quickly for the purpose of managing […]

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New method for monitoring and detection of broader range of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water

New method for monitoring and detection of broader range of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water

The presence of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water is an emerging health concern. As climate change and an expanding population place pressure on the world’s water supply, disinfectants are increasingly being used to produce clean drinking water. Chemical disinfectants can react with natural organic matter, anthropogenic contaminants, bromide or iodide present in the water, […]

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NUTRISCORE: The new food labelling

NUTRISCORE: The new food labelling

This new way of labelling food products pretends to make it easier to choose the healthiest food in the supermarket. For this, the products will be evaluated according to their composition (the amount of sugar, fibre and other substances that affect our health). Based on this, they will be classified with a letter and a […]

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The future of medicated feed

The future of medicated feed

A proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the council on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of medicated feed and repealing Council directive 90/167/CEE was presented by the European Commissionin 2014 and it is now in the later stage for approval. The proposal legislation aims to regulate the manufacture, […]

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Keeping medicines safe

Keeping medicines safe

How EMA monitors medicines once they are on the market After its authorization a medicine is used by many patients, often together with other medicines. After some time, certain side effects may emerge that have not previously been identified because no medicine is a 100% safe. It is therefore essential that the safety of all […]

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