The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6
Notifying Member: European Union
If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):
Agency responsible: European Commission
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Notified under Article 2.9.2 [X], 2.10.1 [ ], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], other:
Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Biocidal products
Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: Draft Commission Implementing Regulation Approving Clothianidin as an Active Substance for Use in Biocidal Products for Product-Type 18 (4 pages + Annex 3 pages, in English)
Description of content: This draft Commission Implementing Regulation approves clothianidin as an active substance for use in biocidal products for product-type 18.
Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Protection of public health and of the environment. Harmonisation of the EU market on biocidal products.
Relevant documents: Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 May 2012 Concerning the Making Available on the Market and Use of Biocidal Products (OJ L 167, 27.6.2012, p. 1). Available in all EU languages.
Proposed date of adoption: March 2015
Proposed date of entry into force: 20 days from publication in the Official Journal of the EU (Application from October 2016)
Final date for comments: 60 days from notification
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