More details can be found in ECHA’s Practical guide on BPR – National authorisation. Phasing out periods are also described in this guidance. Procedures to be followed for re-registration of biocidal products are identical to those for new products National applications.


After the approval of an active substance for a specific PT has been renewed, products containing the active substance and authorised for the same specific PT should be renewed as well.

Rules for renewal in relation to mutual recognition are laid down in the Renewal regulation: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 492/2014. More details can be found in:

The legal basis

The application for re-registration and renewal finds its legal basis in Article 31 of the BPR.