Same biocidal product authorisation

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Applications can be made to HSE for national or simplified authorisations for biocidal products and biocidal product families in Great Britain (GB) that are identical to another single biocidal product or biocidal product family which has already been authorised, or is currently under assessment, under the GB Biocidal Products Regulation (GB BPR) - this is known as a same biocidal product authorisation.

Same biocidal product applications can be made for:

How to apply

The prospective authorisation holder or company acting on their behalf must submit, a completed application form to [email protected] - companies may wish to mark emails as appropriate eg confidential. Please note that your application form may be returned if it is incomplete.

Only the application form should be submitted by email. All other relevant documentation / data must be submitted via the HSE Secure File Sharing Service, including:

Using the HSE Secure File Sharing Service

Things to note

What HSE will do

After receiving your application HSE will:

Product authorisation decision

Successful application

HSE will:

You should:

Unsuccessful applications

HSE will not issue an authorisation where an application does not meet the required standards.

Rejecting applications

An application can be rejected at any stage if the relevant fees or requested information / data are not submitted or are unacceptable.

Updated 2021-07-19