Biocides: identity of the active substance/physico-chemical properties/analytical - information requirements, assessment and evaluation

Volume 1: Parts A, B and C

When making a biocides application this details the information requirements, assessment and evaluation for biocidal products and active substances.

There is separate introductory guidance which includes general information on information requirements (Part A).

Applies to:
Northern Ireland, Great Britain (although written for the EU market, businesses marketing biocides in GB should continue to use this guidance until GB market specific guidance is published)
Published by:
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
June 2013
Last updated:
March 2022 (version 2.1)

Guidance publications


The guidance includes technical advice on how to perform the hazard and exposure assessment and risk characterisation for biocidal active substances and products.

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