Updated Approved Biocidal Products


Three Regulations approve three further active substances for use as disinfectants under the Biocidal Products Regulation.

Approval expiry dates have also been postponed for three wood preservatives by three Decisions.



The list of approved active substances under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 has been updated.

What has been updated?

Three items of legislation have been published, renewing approvals for three active substances for use in certain biocidal products, provided the attached conditions are met. These are listed in the table below:

Regulation Reference

Active Substance Approved

Approval Expiry

Product type(s)

Regulation (EU) 2019/2076

Contec IPA product family

30 November 2029

2: Disinfectants and algaecides not intended for direct application to humans or animals

4: Food and feed area disinfectants

Regulation (EU) 2019/2029

CVAS Disinfectant product based on Propan-2-ol

30 November 2029

Regulation (EU) 2019/2030

Pal IPA product family

30 November 2029


Expiry dates were postponed for approvals of the following substances:

Regulation Reference

Active Substance

Postponed Expiry Date

Product type(s)

Decision (EU) 2019/1951


30 September 2022

8: Wood preservatives

Decision (EU) 2019/1969


31 December 2022

Decision (EU) 2019/1950


31 December 2022



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