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New active substances included to Annex I of the Biocidal Products Regulation

19.11.2019 9.53
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The Annex I of the Biocide Products Regulation has been amended by including 7 new food and feed substances.

New substances are vinegar, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, powdered egg, honey, D-fructose, cheese and concentrated apple juice. These delegated acts have been published in the Official Journal on 31 October 2019.

For products that contain active substances listed in Annex I of the Biocidal Products Regulation an authorisation can be applied for in accordance with the simplified authorisation procedure. Simplified authorisation is applied for from one EU country. When a product has been approved with this procedure, the company can market their product in other EU countries after submitting a notification to them.

A simplified authorization for products already on the market containing above mentioned new substances must applied by the approval date of these active substances, 1 June 2021.

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