The following links are of special importance for Biocides:

ECHA (European Chemicals Agency)

ECHA is the focal point for all processes under the new Biocidial Products Regulation which entered into operation on 1 September 2013. Click on the "Regulations" bottom in the top bar to find information on the Biocidial Products Regulation.

European Commission, DG Environment, Biocides

The European Commisson's website focuses more on regulatory aspects whereas the JRC/ex-ECB homepage offers a comprehensive source for guidance documents.


CIRCABC also contains information of public interest on Biocides-Regulation 528/2012.

European Biocides Information Network (EBIN)

We also recommend the European Biocides Information Network, a new internet platform for biocides regulatory affairs, which is constantly updated and also offers interesting background information.