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CRD: Live Online Workshop: Biocides Disinfectant Efficacy

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This workshop will take place over 2-half days. It will help attendees develop an understanding of the regulatory approach to efficacy assessment of disinfectant products (Main Group 1) under the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR).

It will provide a general overview of the efficacy requirements for this type of product alongside specific advice for the five product types in this group. The workshop will also address common issues related to labelling, efficacy testing for these product types. Given the breadth of topics covered, it may not be possible to cover all situations but there will be examples and opportunities for questions and discussion throughout the sessions.

The workshop will be delivered by HSE regulatory specialists and will help attendees improve the quality of their submissions and understand how these will be reviewed by the GB regulator.

The course will cover:

  • General considerations affecting the labelling, testing and assessment of efficacy for disinfectant products.
  • Specific outlines of the standard testing needed for surface disinfectants in product types 2, 3 and 4.
  • Specific outlines of the standard testing needed for product type 1.
  • Advice for generating adapted or novel methods for less standard products in product types 2, 3 and 4.
  • Advice in testing for product type 5, where limited standard methods are available.
  • Common issues and problems faced in these product types.

Download the programme for the day here

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for those involved in the creation and submission of an efficacy data packages for disinfectant biocidal product applications, including test houses, applicants, consultants, etc. Although no prior experience is assumed, the course will specifically explore efficacy of disinfectants and will not cover other product types or general principles of efficacy assessment. Other courses are available for this.

Live online course information

All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet, plus a webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a smartphone. Before you book, please check that you meet the Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If this does not work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.



Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking.

Some of our training courses can also be delivered in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704

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