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Six opinions adopted by the Biocidal Products Committee


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

Helsinki, 28 April 2017 – The active substances are:

  • L(+) lactic acid for product-types 2, 3 and 4
  • Propan-1-ol for product-types 1, 2 and 4

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 20th time on 27 April 2017.

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