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ECHA opens consultation on potential for substitution of glutaraldehyde

4:16 AM MST | December 23, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has opened a public consultation on the potential for substitution of glutaraldehyde, under the appropriate article of the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR). Glutaraldehyde meets the conditions under BPR as a respiratory sensitizer. If the evaluating competent authority—Finland—concludes that glutarladehyde meets the criteria for as potential candidate for substitution under BPR, ECHA will make information publicly available before submitting its opinion to the European Commission on the approval or...

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