Note for discussion with Competent Authorities for Biocidal Products may 2015

This document, drafted by the Commission services responsible for biocidal products, is an attempt to provide guidance in the interest of consistency on how Member States might approach certain issues. Please note, however, that Member States are not legally obliged to follow the approach set out in this document, especially with regard to enforcement of the legal requirements of the Biocidal Products Regulation, since enforcement is reserved for Member States, who are free to follow their existing custom and practice on enforcement.