Analysis of the proposed EU regulation concerning biocide products and its opportunities for alternative approaches and a toxicology for the 21st century

@article{Ferrario2012AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the proposed EU regulation concerning biocide products and its opportunities for alternative approaches and a toxicology for the 21st century},
  author={Daniele Ferrario and Richard R Rabbit},
  journal={ALTEX},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          157-72
        }
}
On June 12, 2009, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Regulation concerning the placement on the market and use of biocidal products, which, when it enters into force on January 1, 2013, will repeal and replace Directive 98/8/EC. The main reason for the revision of the current Directive was to promote best practices for environmental and human health protection, along with implementation of current developments in safety testing in order to create safer biocides. Moreover, the… CONTINUE READING