Biocides in Europe

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Independent scientific support for biocides in Europe

Exponent delivers decades of experience with biocides — widely used to protect against harmful organisms and pests — helping you obtain regulatory approval for active substances and providing support with your entire product process lifecycle strategy.

How do Exponent's multidisciplinary teams provide effective strategy for biocides for all aspects of your active substance and product's lifecycle?

Exponent's multidisciplinary teams brings decades of regulatory experience and expertise — from working in government, industry, contract research organizations, and as independent regulatory consultants — to your most formidable biocide challenges.

We have assisted clients in achieving active substance approvals and product authorizations under the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and Biocidal Products Directive (BPD). We also evaluate and construct Biocidal Product Family dossiers under the BPR (EU and GB) and have experience analyzing global biocide regulatory systems as well as consulting on regulatory strategy, biocide efficacy and toxicity, product stewardship, portfolio management, task force and consortia management, data generation and evaluation, literature reviews and dossiers, representation as a registered agent, training, and sustainability analysis.

Capabilities and Services

Bringing biocide products to market in the EU comes with stringent registration and compliance standards not easily met without comprehensive, independent, third-party support. From human health and environmental risk assessments, data gap analysis, biocide efficacy advice to strategic regulatory consulting and regulatory submissions, Exponent offers a full suite of services for understanding and meeting biocide compliance.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.