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Hypochlorous acid is being recognized all over the world

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In the European Union, as a special kind of product, Biocide is widely used in daily life and industrial fields. At the same time, it is subject to the European Union Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR) and Member States.

On February 26, 2021, the Commission Implementation Regulation (EU) 2021/365 approved active chlorine released by hypochlorous acid as an active substance for use in product type 1 biocidal products. See the picture below for details.

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Hypochlorous acid biocide product regulations

In the European Union, the effective ingredients or formulations used on humans and animals, or industrial materials and products that prevent, stop, and kill harmful organisms are collectively referred to as Biocidal.

Biocide or Biocide, as a special kind of product, mainly includes disinfectants, preservatives and pest control agents. Biocides are widely used in daily life and industrial fields, such as personal care, disinfection of public places, drinking water and industrial water treatment, wood, emulsion, paint, coating, leather, textile anticorrosion, rodent control, algae removal, and antifouling And other purposes. In the European Union, there are special regulatory regulations for this type of products-the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR-Biocidal Products Regulation, EU No. 528/2012).

The European Commission implements Regulation No. 2021/347 of February 25, 2021, which approves the active chlorine released by hypochlorous acid as an active substance for use in category 2, 3, 4 and 5 biocides.

The European Commission implements Regulation No. 2021/365 of February 26, 2021, which approves the active chlorine released by hypochlorous acid as an active substance for use in category 1 biocides.

How do domestic hypochlorous acid products enter the EU countries?

In the European Union, disinfection products such as disinfectant and hand sanitizer with disinfection function are all within the category of biocides and are regulated by the BPR Regulation ((EU) No 528/2012). The content of management includes: the active substances in disinfection products (the main ingredients for disinfection), such as the alcohol (ethanol) in 75% alcohol disinfectant; and the disinfection products themselves.

For a disinfection product to be marketed in the EU, two conditions must be met according to the BPR regulations:

(1) The active substances and suppliers of the product must be listed in the Article 95 list. The list is as follows: https://echa.europa.eu/information-on-chemicals/active-substance-suppliers;

(2) The product is authorized by the destination country of export. If you want to sell in multiple countries in the EU, you can choose to complete the authorization of one country first, and then complete the authorization of products in multiple countries through mutual recognition; you can also adopt the authorization method of submitting the entire EU.

Qinhuang Water is actively applying for various EU certifications for hypochlorous acid water disinfection machines, striving to reach efficient and unanimous cooperation with EU customers.

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