Registration process and instruction

Your application must be submitted through ECHA’s information system R4BP. The validation/evaluation procedures differ for the different types of changes, and are reflected under Timeline.


Timelines for of applications for minor and administrative amendments are described in Chapters II and III of  Regulation (EU) No 354/2013.

Administrative changes are devided into two types:

  • changes which have to be notified before implementation; and
  • changes which can be notified within 12 months after implementation;

The Annex to the Change Regulation (EU) No 354/2013 helps to determine the category of the sought change.

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Minor Change biocidal product

Instruction for Submission

Submission must be done via R4BP.

Instructions are given in ECHA’s Biocides Submission Manual on using R4BP.