The Law Relating to Biocides
Biocidal active substances, products and treated articles are regulated by Regulation (EU) No. 528/2012, commonly known as the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR), and its subsequent amendments.
There is also a range of supporting implementation legislation (Implementing and Delegated Acts) that support the operation of the Biocidal Products Regulation.
The Irish legislation concerning the control, inspection and enforcement regime for biocidal products is Statutory Instrument (S.I.) 427 of 2013 and its subsequent amendments.
There are also other pieces of European legislation that applies to the implementation of the Biocidal Products Regulation. In particular are the following legislative acts: