Biocides and Brexit

The European Commission has issued a new notice to stakeholders regarding how the UK’s withdrawal from the EU will affect the field of biocidal products. Although the UK withdrew from the EU in February, EU law, including the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) No 528/2012), still applies to the UK until the transition period ends on 31 December 2020. Some of the key issues for biocides stakeholders are: UK-based suppliers on the Article 95 list should appoint a representative…

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Kerona Scientific presents webinar series

Kerona is pleased to announce its new webinar schedule for 2019. The company has been delivering training courses for many years, but with the recent move to our new offices we are able to expand our range of services. The webinar series comprises modules tailored to the plant protection and biocide industries, providing an overview of the regulatory environment as well as more specific information about sections of the dossier and data requirements. You can see the full details of…

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Are you a UK-based company holding biocidal product authorisation and REACH registrations in the EU-27 Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland? In order to maintain the validity of your biocidal product authorisations in the EU, all the authorisations should be transferred as a matter of priority to a legal entity established in EU 27 Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland by using the relevant case types in R4BP 3 (NA-TRS, SA-TRS or UA-TRS). Please note that the transfers have to…

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Brexit Update – How will Brexit affect your business?

The EU and UK negotiating teams have completed the text of a draft Withdrawal Agreement setting out the terms for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The text was approved by the leaders of the EU-27 member states at a European Council summit held on November 25. It still needs to be approved by the: House of Commons (the UK Parliament), and European Parliament. Subject to ratification the Withdrawal Agreement envisages that: the UK would withdraw from the EU on…

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