Protecting employees during the handling of biocidal products
The Chemicals Act designates the BAuA as the assessment body for employee health and safety in terms of the implementation of the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) no. 528/2012.
he Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) no. 528/2012 governs the provision of boicidal products on the European market and their use. It provides for a two-stage process in which biocidal agents are added to a positive list, and subsequent applications for the approval of biocidal products with active agents listed must be made.
At the BAuA, division 4 is responsible for this remit. It has the following tasks: