ECHA’s Safer Chemicals Podcast

Biocidal Products Committee: Data gaps slowing down substance approvals and product authorisations

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Episode notes

Join Päivi Jokiniemi and Joost van Galen in this episode of the Safer Chemicals Podcast.

The episode focuses on the most important outcomes of the November meeting of our Biocidal Products Committee. Joost tells, for example, about the adopted Union authorisation opinions and explains why the Committee will continue discussing its opinion on an active substance application for bronopol in an additional virtual meeting in December 2023. He also raises the issue of data gaps and gives tips to companies on how to avoid them.

What the Biocidal Products Committee does:

The Committee prepares scientific opinions for the European Commission on biocidal active substances and on EU-wide authorisations of biocidal products.


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