Learn about BPR

This course provides an introduction to the core principles and main features of current biocidal legislation in the EU, as well as an overview of GB-BPR. During this course, you will learn how your product is affected by the BPR and what you need to do to be compliant if you have a biocidal product or a treated article. The trainer will cover the terminology used, timelines and the potential costs, enabling you to make the right decisions for your business. This course will introduce you to the options available for getting your biocidal product authorised. We will cover the types of product authorisation, including costs and data requirements, to give you the information you need to decide how to move forward for your company.
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Topics covered in this online course

  • Core Principles of EU Biocides Regulation
  • Active Substance Approval 
  • BPR Transitional Period 
  • Article 95: Approved Supplier List 
  • Treated Articles 
  • Borderline Products 
  • Product Authorisation 
  • Prepare a Dossier under the BPR 

Highlights

Here is a summary of what you can expect from this course.

  • Access to 11 Course Modules on demand for 6 months

  • More than 4 hours of recording

  • Detailed course manual and summary handouts provided

  • Test your learning

  • Complete the course in approximately 6 hours

  • Receive a completion certificate

  • All for EUR 425 including applicable sales taxes

Royal Society of Chemistry Approved Training

This e-learning course is approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) as an approved course counting towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit hours.

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Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to European and Great Britain Biocidal Product Regulations

    • Welcome

    • Introduction to European and Great Britain Biocidal Product Regulations

    • Before we begin ...

    • Introduction Handout

  • 2

    BPR Course Manual

    • Course Manual

  • 3

    Module 1 - Introduction to EU BPR

    • Introduction to Module 1

    • Module 1 - Part 1 Introduction to EU BPR

    • Module 1 - Part 2 What is a Biocidal substance

    • Module 1 - Part 3 Biocidal Product Types

    • Module 1 Summary Handout

    • Module 1 - Test your Knowledge

  • 4

    Module 2 - Active Substance Approval

    • Introduction to Module 2

    • Module 2 - Part 1 Active Substance Approval Process

    • Module 2 - Part 2 Review Programme: Evaluation Process

    • Module 2 - Part 3 New Active Substance

    • Module 2 - Part 4 Exclusion Criteria (Article 5)

    • Module 2 Summary Handout

    • Module 2 - Test your knowledge

  • 5

    Module 3 - BPR Transitional Period

    • Introduction to Module 3

    • Module 3 - Part 1 BPR Transitional Period

    • Module 3 - Part 2 National Legislation

    • Module 3 - Part 3 Advertising a Product

    • Module 3 Summary Handout

    • Module 3 - Test your knowledge

  • 6

    Module 4 - BPR Article 95

    • Introduction to Module 4

    • Module 4 - Part 1 BPR Article 95

    • Module 4 - Part 2 Who needs to be listed

    • Module 4 Summary Handout

    • Module 4 - Test your knowledge

  • 7

    Module 5 - Treated Articles

    • Introduction to Module 5

    • Module 5 - Part 1 Treated Articles

    • Module 5 - Part 2 Treated Articles

    • Module 5 - Part 3 Biocidal claims

    • Module 5 Summary Handout

    • Module 5 - Test your knowledge

  • 8

    Module 6 - Brexit and UK BPR

    • Introduction to Module 6

    • Module 6 - Part 1 Brexit and GB-BPR

    • Module 6 - Part 2 Product Authorisation GB-BPR

    • Module 6 - Part 3 Active Substance Approvals GB-BPR

    • Module 6 Summary Handout

    • Module 6 - Test your knowledge

  • 9

    Module 7 - Borderline Products

    • Introduction to Module 7

    • Module 7 - Part 1 Borderline Products

    • Module 7 - Part 2 Biocides vs Cosmetic Products

    • Module 7 - Part 3 Biocides vs Medicinal Products and Medical Devices

    • Module 7 Summary Handout

    • Module 7 - Test your knowledge

  • 10

    Module 8 - Product Authorisation Routes

    • Introduction to Module 8

    • Module 8 - Product Authorisation Routes

    • Module 8 - Part 1 Union Authorisation

    • Module 8 - Part 2 National Authorisation

    • Module 8 - Part 3 Mutual Recognition

    • Module 8 - Part 4 Simplified Authorisation Procedure

    • Module 8 - Part 5 Research & Development 'Permits'

    • Module 8 Summary Handout

    • Module 8 - Test your knowledge

  • 11

    Module 9 - Product Families

    • Introduction to Module 9

    • Module 9 - Part 1 Product Families

    • Module 9 - Part 2 New Products

    • Module 9 Summary Handout

    • Module 9 - Test your knowledge

  • 12

    Module 10 - Data Requirement for Product Authorisation

    • Introduction to Module 10

    • Module 10 - Part 1 Data Requirement for Product Authorisation

    • Module 10 - Part 2 Roadmap to Biocide Product Authorisation (BPA) Steps 1-4

    • Module 10 - Part 3 Roadmap to BPA steps 5-7 and summary

    • Module 10 Summary Handout

    • Module 10 - Test your knowledge

  • 13

    Module 11 - Introduction to BPR IT Tools

    • Introduction to Module 11

    • Module 11 - Part 1 Introduction to BPR IT Tools

    • Module 11 - Part 2 What is IUCLID 6

    • Module 11 - Part 3 Dossier Types

    • Module 11 - Part 4 Summary of Product Characteristics

    • Module 11 Summary Handout

    • Module 11 - Test your Knowledge

  • 14

    Congratulations! Here's what's next

    • You're almost done!

    • Before you go

How will you benefit from this course

  • Knowledge

    Unlock valuable knowledge and practical tools to help you comply with regulatory requirements for biocidal products.

  • Cost-effective

    Access the course content immediately upon purchase and complete it at your own pace, in the comfort of your office or home.

  • Stay ahead of the curve

    Access the latest regulatory and scientific information delivered by leading experts in the field

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between biocidal products and treated articles 
  • Understand the principles and features of EU BPR and GB BPR 
  • Learn about the different types of biocidal product authorisations 
  • Identify data requirements for a product authorisation dossier 
  • Learn about IT tools required to prepare a product authorisation submission

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Instructors

Principal: Science

Dr Rosalinda Gioia

Rosalinda is an internationally recognised expert on ecotoxicology and is highly experienced in understanding chemical regulations. She has provided expert scientific advice and policy support to government regulators on chemical risk assessments relating to the oil & gas industry, for which she has authored technical bulletins and papers to the annual meeting of OSPAR’s Offshore Industry Committee (OIC). Rosalinda project manages REACH Lead Registrations and Biocides active substance approval and product authorisation dossiers. She also provides technical leadership and advice relating to the environmental fate of chemicals, persistence, bioaccumulation and toxicity (PBT) and risk assessments in the aquatic environments

Senior Chemistry Consultant

Dr Aiden Robertson

Aiden is an experienced PhD chemist with over 3 years’ experience in chemicals regulation. His specialist area is supramolecular chemistry and solid-state analytical chemistry but his technical experience in both REACH and Biocides means that he has worked with a broad range of organic, inorganic and biological substances, polymers, minerals, petroleum products and formulations.

Chemistry Consultant

Dr Emma Miller

Emma is an experienced PhD chemist with over 15 years' experience in the chemical industry. During this time, she has worked in research and development in the pharmaceuticals and speciality chemicals sectors. Her specialist area is organic chemistry with considerable experience in the characterisation of highly complex materials for regulatory purposes. Emma has played a key technical role in several major biocides projects, in particular those involving in situ generated actives.

Senior Regulatory Consultant

Dr Hayley Lewis

Hayley is a Senior Consultant with more than 9 years of experience as a development chemist and quality manager within the fine and speciality chemical sectors. Hayley holds a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Physiology from Liverpool University .She has extensive technical experience with pesticide chemistry, hazard evaluation, classification and management systems, such as ISO 9001 quality systems. She supports the Yordas' scientific team with several UK and EU BPR projects.

Who should attend this course

This course will be most relevant to:

  • Those responsible for preparing and submitting biocidal product authorisations

  • Manufacturers and formulators of biocidal products and articles treated with biocidal products

  • Importers of biocidal products and articles treated with biocidal products

  • Anyone interested in developing their knowledge of the EU BPR