Biocides: environment - information requirements

Volume 4: Part A

The information requirements for biocidal products and active substances when making an application.

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

Introduction to information requirements

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 1.3)

Guidance publications


The information requirements for active substances and biocidal products in accordance with the Title 1 of Annex II and III of the Biocidal Products Regulation.

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