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Decision (EU) 2021/1839 of 15 October 2021 postponing the expiry date of approval of creosote for use in biocidal products

17 November 2021


  • Regulation (EU) 528/2012 concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products

Comes into force: 09/11/2021
Jurisdiction: EU & Northern Ireland
Creosote is a substance that is used in wood preservative biocidal products. It is a known carcinogen and requires approval before it can be used as an active substance in a product placed on the market. The approval of creosote was due to run out on the 31st October 2021 but is postponed by these Regulations, postponing the end of the approval until 31st October 2022.
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