Gain insight into the EU BPR and learn how to comply with this regulation

This interactive course will be delivered virtually over two days. On the first day, we will introduce the core principles and main features of current biocidal legislation in the EU. 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 the options available for getting your biocidal product authorised in the EU.
On the second day, we will learn how to prepare and submit your biocidal product authorisation dossier using various IT Tools. The course will include practical exercises to familiarise yourself with IUCLID6, R4BP and the SPC editor. The workshop will cover all the main aspects of those tools and give you the chance to become familiar with the software and how it can be used most effectively. The workshop is delivered by experienced IUCLID 6 trainers and all sessions are recorded for attendees to review, at their convenience, if they wish to revisit topics.

At a glance

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

  • 2 full day virtual classroom sessions

  • A copy of our Intro to EU BPR course manual

  • Practical exercises to put your knowledge into practice

  • Interaction with our experienced BPR experts

  • All for EUR 1095 (including applicable sales taxes)

Topics to be Covered in this Virtual Classroom

  • Core Principles of EU Biocides Regulation 
  • Active Substance Approval 
  • BPR Transitional Period 
  • Article 95: Approved Supplier List 
  • Treated Articles 
  • Brexit and UK-BPR 
  • Borderline Products 
  • Product Authorisation Routes 
  • Product Families 
  • Data Requirements for Product Authorisation 
  • Introduction to BPR IT Tools

How will you benefit from this course?

  • Cost Effective

    An intimate virtual classroom with access to our experts and the opportunity to ask questions relevant to your company.

  • Knowledge

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

  • Stay Ahead of the Curve

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

Learning Outcomes

This virtual classroom will answer the following questions: 

  • What is the BPR? 
  • What is the difference between a Biocidal Product and a Treated Article? 
  • Does it affect me? 
  • What are my obligations and how do I meet them? 
  • Product Authorisation Basic: Who, what and when? 
  • What IT tools can I use for Product Authorisation? 
  • What is happening with Brexit and BPR regulations in the UK? 

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

  • Define whether they have a biocidal products or a treated article 
  • Understand the different types of biocidal product authorisations 
  • Assess your products and establish your obligations under BPR 
  • Identify data requirements and costs associated with the preparation of a product authorisation 
  • Understand how to prepare and submit a biocidal product authorisation dossier using IT tools Identify the IUCLID 6, SPC editor and R4BP functionalities required to prepare and submit a dossier; 
  • Prepare endpoint summaries in IUCLID6 to fulfil the requirements for product authorisation; 
  • Understand how to use IUCLID6, SPC editor and R4BP to prepare and submit your product authorisation.

Pricing options


Join our leading scientific and regulatory experts in this online course

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.

Who Should Attend?

This course has been specifically developed to introduce you to the EU Biocidal Products Regulations. It 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 understanding the EU BPR

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