General introduction EM Biocidal products v2.5

The general introduction provides background information on the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) for products based on active substances already approved as well as active substance approval, and the Dutch transitional law for products based on active substances that are still under review. This chapter explains the differences between both legislations and makes clear under which legislations products must be notified.

Previous versions of the General introduction

  • General introduction Evaluation Manual (version 2.4) was published from May till July 2018
  • General introduction Evaluation Manual (version 2.3) was published from January till May 2018
  • General introduction Evaluation Manual (version 2.2) was published from November 2017 till January 2018
  • General introduction Evaluation Manual (version 2.1) was published from Juli 2017 till November 2017
  • General introduction Evaluation Manual (version 2.0) was published from October 2016​ till Juli 2017

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