Biocidal Products Directive 98/8/EC and PT 08

IRG/WP 05-50224-1

K van der Jagt

The ECB Biocides Work Area is responsible for the scientific and technical issues concerning the approval of active substances in biocidal products as laid down in Directive 98/8/EC concerning the placing of biocidal products on the market. The first part of the presentation will deal with the Review Programme, especially it's legal context, the status of submitted dossiers and the problems that were encountered at this stage of the Review process. The second part of the presentation will shortly address exposure assessment for wood preservatives and the available Guidance Documents.

Keywords: Biocides legislation, dossier submission, exposure assessment

Conference: 05-02-07/08 Cannes-Mandelieu, France

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