Annex 2, OBP: Union list of approved active substances

List of active substances approved pursuant to Article 9 of the Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (Union list of approved active substances).

The list contains active substances that have been assessed and approved in the EU under Guideline 98/8/EC (Biocidal product guidelines) and Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (Biocidal Product Regulation).

These active substances are approved by the EU Commission by means of an Implementing Regulation that is specifically for the approved active substance-product type combination. This Regulation defines the special provisions for the use in biocidal products as well as the approval date of the active substance, up to when a corresponding application has to be submitted for the approval of a biocidal product for this active substance-product type combination.

The active substances approved in the EU have been adopted by Switzerland in Annex 2 OBP. The correspondences in Switzerland for the special provisions in the Implementing Regulation of the EU are considered in Annex 3 OBP.

Union list of approved active substances

The list of the active substances in Annex 2 OBP is available under ‘Documents’ in electronic form.

Last modification 02.10.2023

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