The Austrian Biocides Helpdesk

The Austrian Biocides Helpdesk has been set up for you to familiarise yourself with the provisions of the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR). It helps you to identify your obligations and provides further Information for consumers.

Biocides – What are they? When do we need them? Why?

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Biocidal products are 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.

The objective of the BPR is to improve the functioning of the internal market whilst ensuring a high level of protection of human health, animal health and the environment. This is achieved through the harmonisation of the rules on the making available on the market and the use of biocidal products.



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Austrian Register for Biocidal Products

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Letzte Änderung: 08.01.2019