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Resources

Databases

Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR)

GB Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR)

Forms

Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR)

GB Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR)

Guidance

GB Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR)

The law

Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR)

GB Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR)

Consolidated versions of the GB biocides laws are not currently available.

To assist our stakeholders in complying with their duties, the pages of the HSE biocides website outline the provisions and duties of GB biocides law.

If you want to read the laws, you will need to consult both the relevant EU law and the UK laws that amend it.

The following list of EU biocides regulations have been copied into GB law:

Please note that any changes made to the above EU laws after 31 December 2020 are not applicable in GB.

The UK laws that amend the retained EU biocides laws listed above and ensure that they can operate effectively in GB are:

The CMGO Regs 2019 and 2020 also amend the following existing UK regulations to enable them to operate effectively alongside the retained EU regulations listed above:

Leaflets

There are a range of leaflets available to download, covering different aspects of biocide safety and use.

Publications

Templates

GB Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR)

Tools

IUCLID (International Uniform Chemical Information Database) - the preferred format for submitting active substance and biocidal product dossiers to HSE under GB BPR

Provides links to other government departments, the European Union and trade associations' websites.

Updated 2021-06-23