12 05, 2022

Action needed for GB Article 95 List by 31 December 2022

Biocidal active substance and product suppliers included on the EU Article 95 List at the end of the EU exit transition period on 31 December 2020 were automatically added to the GB Article 95 List. To remain on the GB [...]

29 04, 2022

Baekelandmandaat: collaboration between Ghent University and ARCHE Consulting leads to innovating research

Through a Baekelandmandaat, ARCHE Consulting attracted PhD student Karel Vlaeminck to conduct applied research within the context of his doctoral thesis. Such a mandate facilitates doctoral research in an industrial environment, based on the philosophy that collaborations between knowledge institutions [...]

23 03, 2022

Does taking mixture toxicity in account really reflects the embodiment of risk or is it merely pretense?

As stated in the Chemical Strategy for Sustainability, the presence of unintentional mixtures in the environment is a main focus point in Europe. Our data science team at ARCHE Consulting has looked in detail at monitoring databases to identify which [...]

25 01, 2022

PT1 and PT2 approval BKC and DDAC

The BPC opinion on the application for approval of the active substances benzalkonium chloride (BKC – CAS 68424-85-1) and didecyldimethylammonium chloride (DDAC – CAS 7173-51-5) in both PT1 and PT2 were adopted in December 2021. This means that the estimated [...]

17 01, 2022

Compliance check biocidal products by authorities

Starting in 2022, enforcement authorities in Member States will check that companies are compliant with the obligations to market their biocidal products in Europe. Be aware that these compliance checks will include products which contain approved and non-approved active substances, this means that [...]

10 01, 2022

BPC opinion Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium PT18

In the December BPC meeting, only for PT 19 a positive opinion was adopted for Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium, extract from open and mature flowers of Tanacetum cinerariifolium obtained with hydrocarbon solvents and Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium extract from open and mature flowers of [...]

15 09, 2021

Discover our unique environmental toolbox

We have in-depth knowledge in the determination of human and ecological risks of hazardous substances. Over the years we have developed a number of tools, some of them are free to use. One of them is the “Threshold Calculator” to [...]

20 08, 2021

New Gestautor

A new platform for national transitional registration in Belgium is being launched beginning of September 2021.  The Belgian authorities have posted a document on their news website with the different phases this transition will go through and an indicative timeline. [...]

25 06, 2021

Use of emission rates and probabilistic exposure modelling to quantify safe Conditions of Use for industrial processes

We are pleased to announce our latest article "Assessment of exposure determinants and exposure levels by using stationary concentration measurements and a probabilistic near-field/far-field exposure model". Here we demonstrate how emission rates and probabilistic exposure modelling can be used to [...]

18 03, 2021

Brexit: Implications for biocides

Great Britain is no longer part of the EU scheme for regulating biocides. HSE has published a series of fact sheets for companies that want to have access to the market after 31 December 2020. As the existing EU BPR has [...]

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