Applications for Essential Copper Use

Posted on: February 18, 2014

Applications to use copper in biocidal products type 2 and 5 within the UK market must be submitted to HSE, the UK Competent Authority for biocides) for authorisation (Essential Use Product Authorisation) now.

In exceptional circumstances, the use of copper in some products may be granted if the continued use of the substance is essential and alternatives or substitutions are not viable.

For further information visit the HSE website.


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