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Peracetic acid

CAS79-21-0
EC201-186-8

List details

Active substance data

Substance information page external link [echa.europa.eu]
Product type PT04-Food and feed area
BAS number 1340
Candidate for substitution Under assessment
Regulatory Process
  • Review programme substance
Approval status Approved

Approval data

Evaluating competent authority
  • Finland
R4BP asset number EU-0013627-0000
Legal act URL external link [eur-lex.europa.eu]
Validity of approval - start date 2017-10-01
Validity of approval - end date 2027-09-30

Other data

Related authorised biocidal products 6
Factsheet URL external link [echa.europa.eu]
RML Id 100.001.079
Inclusion category 0

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    Tonnage band: 1000 - 10000 tonnes per annum
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Record history

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Oct. 27, 2020
  • Related authorised biocidal products: 67
This version
Oct. 14, 2020
  • Related authorised biocidal products: 56
Aug. 17, 2020
  • Related authorised biocidal products: 05
Dec. 4, 2019
  • Candidate for substitution: Under AssessmentUnder assessment
Aug. 27, 2019
  • Legal act: Regulation (EU) 2016/672
  • Legal act URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32016R0672
July 11, 2019
  • Validity of approval - end date: 2027-09-30
  • Validity of approval - start date: 2017-10-01
  • Approval status: Approved
  • Evaluating competent authority: Finland
  • Legal act: Regulation (EU) 2016/672
  • Legal act URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:32016R0672
  • R4BP asset number: EU-0013627-0000
June 25, 2019
  • Validity of approval - end date: 2027-09-30
  • Validity of approval - start date: 2017-10-01
  • Approval status: Approved
  • Evaluating competent authority: Finland
  • R4BP asset number: EU-0013627-0000
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