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  • Consortia initialisation for Biocidal product(s) containing certain active substances

    Brussels October 13, 2014 - This communication is a follow up from interested companies’ requests to group together for biocidal product(s) authorisation(s).

    ReachCentrum and its technical service partner ARCHE are collecting interest in the setting-up of a voluntary cooperation (like a consortium) on active substance level in order to facilitate producers, distributors and formulators of biocidal products who are interested in placing on the market biocidal product(s).
    A selection of active substances is presented in the table below. Consortia can be built for products containing one of these active substances.

    IPA - Isopropanol (Propan-2-ol)
    Permethrin - pyrethrum extract, and other pyrethroids 52645-53-1
    PHMB - Poly (hexamethylene biguanide) hydrochloride 27083-27-8
    IBPC - 3-Iodo-2-propynylbutylcarbamate 55406-53-6
    Hydrogen peroxide  7722-84-1 
    Peracetic acid  79-21-0 
    Chlorine  7782-50-5 
    Diamine (N-(3-aminopropyl)-N-dodecylpropane-1,3-diamine (1,3-Propanediamine) )  2372-82-9 
    Hydrogen Chloride  7647-01-0 
    Prallethrin  23031-36-9 
    Sodium dichloroisocyanurate dihydrate  51580-86-0 
    Biphenyl-2-ol 90-43-7
    CMIT/MIT (Mixture of 5-chloro-2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one and 2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one) 55965-84-9
    MIT (2-methyl-2H-isothiazol-3-one 2682-20-4
    BIT (Benzisothiazolinon) 2634-33-5
    Sodium Chloride 7647-14-5
    Calcium hypochlorite 7778-54-3

    If the active substance of your interest is not included in the list, more substances which are included in the BPC Working Programme or for which certain companies have already expressed interests are presented in the related pdf under ”Downloads”.

    ReachCentrum and ARCHE are extending the invitation to other companies wanting to join the consortia for all substances mentioned in both the lists. If interested, please complete the excel spreadsheet to be downloaded from “Downloads” by November 14, 2014 and email to: 

    Leondina Della Pietra

    Tel: +32 2 676 73 12

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  • Call for expression of interest for Active substance approval 1-Nonanol and Gallic Acid under the EU Biocidal Product Regulation: establishment of a consortium for dossier preparation and submission

    Brussels, September 19, 2014 A company has expressed an interest in cooperating with other parties to prepare an application for approval of two active substances under the EU Biocidal Product Regulation 528/2012 namely 1-Nonanol and Gallic Acid (PT2, PT5, PT10, PT21).

    On behalf of this company, ReachCentrum would like to hear from others interested in joining forces to prepare and submit a dossier for the approval of the above-mentioned two active ingredients.

    Those companies willing to join are kindly requested to express their interest at the latest bySeptember 30, 2014.

    Identity of the substances

    Chemical name: 1-Nonanol

    EC Number: 205-583-7

    CAS Number: 143-08-8

    PT of interest: PT2, PT5, PT10, PT21


    Chemical name: Gallic Acid

    EC Number: 205-749-9

    CAS Number: 149-91-7

    PT of interest: PT2, PT5, PT10, PT21


    Leondina Della Pietra

    Tel: +32 2 676 73 12

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  • Call for Expression of Interest: Initialization of a consortium for Biocidal product(s) containing Sodium Hypochlorite (EC: 231-668-3, CAS: 7681-52-9) as active substance
    ReachCentrum and ARCHE intend to bring together interested parties to collaborate in the set-up of a consortium-like arrangement to prepare the dossier for authorization of biocidal products containing Sodium Hypochlorite.Read more
  • ReachCentrum is looking for a Manager for the Support Services group
    ReachCentrum is looking for a Manager for the Support Services group overseeing the work of project managers and also supporting customers by managing the entire administration of the consortium.Read more
  • ReachCentrum is looking for a Legal intern
    ReachCentrum is currently looking for an intern (M/F) to join our offices in Brussels for a period of 5 months starting in August 2014. Our preferred candidate is a recent graduate and will have a specialisation and/or interest in contract and business law. Further studies in the field of environmental law would be advantageous, but not a requirement.Read more
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