COVID-19 regulatory impact

COVID-19 has caused great disruptions around the world, but regulatory deadlines and rules remain in place, and companies must ensure they meet their requirements. Kerona Scientific remains fully operational and committed to helping you with your regulatory needs. Hand sanitisers and other disinfectant products are crucial in the fight against the virus, and as some companies switch production to meet the demand, it’s important to remember that these are biocides subject to the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR). The active substance…

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COVID-19 and the role of biocides

COVID-19 presents a challenge and an opportunity for the biocides industry to assist in maintaining public health. At last week’s Biocides Symposium, held at the Pesticide Control Division (PRCD) headquarters in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in Celbridge, Co. Kildare, the Coronavirus was inevitably a key topic. Hand sanitisers fall under the scope of the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012, as product type 1 — products “applied on or in contact with human skin or scalps…

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Kerona’s BPR Vademecum: 4th edition for 2020

The 4th Edition of our acclaimed BPR Vademecum is now available in print and digital versions. The BPR (Biocidal Products Regulation, No. 528/2012) is the regulatory framework concerning the making available on the market and the use of biocidal products in the EU. Kerona’s BPR Vademecum contains a User Guide that summarises the implementation procedures of the BPR and provides a list of the active substances in the Review Programme and information on the relevant guidance documents. The Vademecum also…

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Pesticide Control Division 2020 Biocide Symposium

Kerona is delighted to be attending the Pesticide Control Division 2020 Biocide Symposium on 12th March 2020 at the PRCD headquarters in the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in Celbridge, Co. Kildare, Ireland. We are proud to announce that Dr. Irene McGrath will speak about the Industry and Consultant perspective of the BPR. If you are attending the symposium and would like to arrange to meet with one of our team during this event or if you have…

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