Biocidal products

in the EU, biocidal products are regulated by the EU Biocides Regulation (BPR).

Biocidal product means

  • any substance or mixture, in the form in which it is supplied to the user, consisting of, containing or generating one or more active substances, with the intention of destroying, deterring, rendering harmless, preventing the action of, or otherwise exerting a controlling effect on, any harmful organism by any means other than mere physical or mechanical action,
  • any substance or mixture, generated from substances or mixtures which do not themselves fall under the first indent, to be used with the intention of destroying, deterring, rendering harmless, preventing the action of, or otherwise exerting a controlling effect on, any harmful organism by any means other than mere physical or mechanical action.
  • A treated article that has a primary biocidal function shall be considered a biocidal product.

 

Terviseamet/Health Board is a Competent Authority for BPR in Estonia

 

BPR Helpdesk in Estonia

 

Contact:

Terviseamet/Health Board
Department of Chemicals Safety
Paldiski mnt 81, 10617 Tallinn
Email: bpr@terviseamet.ee

 

BPR in detail