Biocides are heavily regulated in the EU and the UK. From 1st January 2021, the responsibility for setting and overseeing biocide regulation in the UK has passed from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to the UK’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE). The HSE has adopted ECHA’s regulations and registrations for the time being and is establishing its register of authorised, active substances and suppliers. Centrego is registered with ECHA and the HSE for the supply of biocides under the classifications of:
Active chlorine generated from sodium chloride by electrolysis (Redefined from Active Chlorine: manufactured by the reaction of hypochlorous acid and sodium hypochlorite produced in situ), and Active chlorine released from hypochlorous acid (Redefined from Active Chlorine: manufactured by the reaction of hypochlorous acid and sodium hypochlorite produced in situ)
The registrations can be accessed through:
Compliance statements are required on product labelling.
• Registered with European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) under the EU Biocides Regulations Article 95
• Registered with the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE)
• Tested to the following BS & EN standards for biocides including efficacy against bacteria, viruses, fungi, spores and moulds.
EN1276 (2019) • EN13697 • EN 14476 • EN 16777 • EN 14348 • EN 1650 • EN 13727 • EN 13624 • NF T 72-281