Definitions glossary - EnglishThere are 32 entries in this glossary.
A substance or micro-organism that has an action on or against harmful organisms.
An amendment of an existing authorisation of a purely administrative nature involving no change to the properties or efficacy of the biocidal product or biocidal product family.
A means of promoting the sale or use of biocidal products using printed, electronic or other media.
A person or company dealing with the practical aspects of the authorisation procedure on behalf of the holder of the future authorisation (also called “third-party applicant”).
The person established within the Union who is responsible for the placing on the market of a biocidal product in a particular Member State or in the Union and specified in the authorisation.
A treated article that has a primary biocidal function shall be considered a biocidal product. A comprehensive list of twenty-two product types, including an indicative set of descriptions for each type, appears in Annex V to Regulation (EU) No 528/2012.
|Existing active substance||
Substance which was on the market on 14 May 2000 as an active substance of a biocidal product for purposes other than scientific or product- and process-oriented research and development.
A product containing existing active substances that can benefit from the transitional measures defined in Article 89 of Regulation (EU) No 528/2012.
An organism, including pathogenic agents, which has an unwanted presence or a detrimental effect on humans, their activities or the products they use or produce, on animals or the environment.
Any natural person or legal entity that is established in the European Union and imports a substance or product into it.
|Letter of Access||
An original document, signed by the data owner or its representative, which states that these data may be used for the benefit of a third party by competent authorities, the Agency [ECHA] or the Commission for the purposes of Regulation (EU) No 528/2012.
Amendment of an existing authorisation which is neither an administrative change nor a minor change.
Any microbiological entity, cellular or non-cellular, capable of replication or of transferring genetic material, including lower fungi, viruses, bacteria, yeasts, moulds, algae, protozoa and microscopic parasitic helminths.
Amendment of an existing authorisation that is not of a purely administrative nature and requires only a limited reassessment of the properties or efficacy of the biocidal product or biocidal product family.
A type of application seeking authorisation or registration in one Member State of a biocidal product that is already authorised or registered in another Member State, provided that the active substance of the biocidal product is approved as a biocidal active substance at European level.