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Biocidal Products Committee adopts opinions on three active substances

ECHA/NA/16/04

The Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) has adopted opinions supporting the approval of three active substances for use in biocidal products used as disinfectants and insecticides.

Helsinki, 17 February 2016 - The active substances are:

  • Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. Kurstaki, Serotype 3a3b, Strain ABTS-351 for product-type 18
  • Citric acid for product-type 2
  • Cyfluthrin for product-type 18

The conclusion of the committee is that these substances in the relevant product-types may be approved. The adopted opinions will serve as a basis for final decision-making by the European Commission and the Member States.

The approval of an active substance is granted for a defined number of years, not exceeding 10 years.

The Committee met for the fourteenth time on 16 February 2016.