Chemet range of cuprous oxide approved

Biocides Product Regulation for Antifouling Coatings. BPR advisory.

Dicopper oxide (Cuprous oxide) has now been approved for use in antifouling coatings in the EU. To assist with your potential requirement to test and register your own coating systems, now is the time to proceed toward obtaining your own product authorisation.

The dossier submittal must be complete by December 31, 2017 (with the exception of two-year storage stability study).

For a brief summary with recommendations as to how to proceed, please contact

The summary does not contain all the details for this extensive process as there are subtle differences within each country. Therefore, it is recommended that relevant authorities be asked for confirmation before proceeding. If in-house expertise is unavailable, consideration should also be given to engaging the services of a competent consultant.

CP International Chemicals and American Chemet will assist where possible.

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