Notify interest in four active substances used in disinfectants


The interested parties for four substance/product-type combinations in the biocides review programme have withdrawn their interest to get them approved. Notify ECHA by February 2017 to keep the combinations in the approval process.

Helsinki, 29 February 2016 – The specific substance/product-type combinations are:

  • Citric acid used in disinfectants (product-type 1 – human hygiene)
  • Chlorine dioxide generated from tetrachlorodecaoxide complex (TCDO) by acidification used in disinfectants (product-type 1 – human hygiene)
  • Pyridine-2-thiol 1-oxide, sodium salt (sodium pyrithione) used in disinfectants (product-type 3 – veterinary hygiene)
  • Cetylpyridinium chloride used in disinfectants (product-type 2 – disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals)

To keep these combinations in the review programme, submit a notification to ECHA through R4BP 3 by February 2017.

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