The court considered that the Commission made an obvious error in assessing the reliability and acceptability of the study on which the classification was based, and therefore declared the Commission's regulation from 2019 null and void in this part.
The list of allergens that must be listed on the label will increase to more than 80 substances. Companies will have to either adjust their formulations or change the labeling of a large volume of products in the coming years.
The guidelines are used to demonstrating the effectiveness of biocidal products in the authorization process. However, the requirements defined in the document are also used by the Competent authorities in registration process in transitional period.
ECHA published the Biocidal Products Committee work programme for 2020, specifying substances with authorisation date expected to be published in 2020.