Biocidal Products Regulation


The Biocidal Products Regulation, i.e. Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products (BPR), was adopted in May 2012 and it entered into force on 17 July 2012. The Regulation repealed the earlier Biocidal Products Directive (98/8/EC). BPR has been applied in all EU Member States as of 1 September 2013 and it is legally binding and directly applicable in all Member States.