Changes to UK BPR that could affect you
The Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) refers to Regulation (EU) 528/2012 concerning the use of biocidal products which was adopted by the UK following BREXIT. BPR covers the responsibilities of biocidal product manufacturers and suppliers this is now regulated by the HSE for the UK see https://www.hse.gov.uk/biocides/ for more details.
Changes in BPR
The changes for manufacturing will come into effect November 2023, whilst product sales can continue to your customers until the end of May 2024. As a result, the below list of products are being replaced with compliant alternatives, the current products will need to be used up by the end user and changed to the replacement products below by November 2024.
|Current product||Code||Replacement product||NEW Code|
|Bactericidal Hydroclean||C197||Biocidal Cleaner||C910|
|KR S2 Catering Sanitiser||C883||KR S2 Catering Sanitiser||C911|
|HR7 Country Fresh||C233||HR7 Country Fresh||C916|
|Germfree FAB||C161||Biocidal Cleaner||C910|
|Germfree 61||C998||Biocidal Cleaner||C910|
Benefits in changing to the new biocidal products?
Biocidal products, are specifically designed to protect against harmful organisms (including bacteria, fungi, yeasts and viruses) whilst ensuring a high level of protection for humans and the environment. These new formulas can help to improve cleanliness and hygiene in critical healthcare and food processing facilities.
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