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The Biocidal Products Committee adopts 8 opinions.


The fields of application include active substances for use in biocidal products used as insecticides, wood preservatives, fungicides and disinfectants. In addition the BPC confirmed the status of piperonyl butoxide (PBO) as an active substance.


The Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) met for the eighth time from 2 to 5 December 2014. The adopted opinions concern, and support the approval of, the following active substances and their product-types (PTs):




Hexaflumuron for PT 18






IPBC for PT 13






Propiconazole for PT 7






DCPP for PTs 1, 2 and 4






Potassium sorbate for PT 8






Pythium oligandrum strain M1 for PT 10






Piperonyl butoxide (PBO) for PT 18





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