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  • The 37 most threatening pandemic viruses

    6th December 2016

    Experts at the University of Edinburgh pinpoint more than 30 infections that are likely candidates for the next major pandemic...............Scientists identify pandemic threat viruses..............http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/12/16-...

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  • Readiness for the BPR and peracetic acid products

    26th October 2015

    The first of the big disinfectants has recently gone through the Biocidal Products Committee at ECHA and has been moved on to the Commission for approval decision. This basically means that people with Peracetic Acid based disinfectants have...

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  • Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

    23rd October 2014

    This is a new reference publication to which we have contributed our expertise and provides extensive knowledge of how to develop effective decontamination strategies in the healthcare sector. Highly recommended.

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  • Decontamination in Hospitals and Healthcare

    18th September 2014

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  • More And Better Services

    1st April 2014

    We are continually upgrading and extending our services, for example we have recently developed assays against Acanthamoeba and Koi herpes virus (to EN 14476). Please contact us for your testing and contract research requirements in microbiology.

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  • Biocidal Products Regulation, BPR

    13th August 2013

    The Biocidal Products Regulation is about ensuring that disinfectants used in the European Union are Safe and Effective. Initial focus has been on the Active Substances (AS): Over 2000 were identified in 2001, by 2007.approximately 700 had been â€...

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  • Preservative Efficacy Testing

    3rd May 2013

    Recent EU legislation, the Cosmetics Directive, has driven the requirement for formulation of cosmetic products to protect them from microbiological contamination that can affect both the quality of the product and its potential to do harm to users...

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  • Biocidal Products Regulation

    29th April 2013

    http://echa.europa.eu/view-article/-/journal_content/title/registration-... With new regulations on biocidal products coming into play from September, learn more about what the changes could mean for you at the Biocides Stakeholders Day in Helsinki...

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  • Biocidal Products Regulation

    22nd April 2013

    IntroductionBiocidal Products and the Active Substances contained in them have been subject to varying degrees of control for a number of years in Europe. This was harmonised over a decade ago by the bringing into force of the Biocidal Products...

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  • In Cosmetics Conference and Exhibition, Paris 16th to 18th April

    9th April 2013

    BluTest will be attending the In-Cosmetics Conference next week!The new EU Cosmetic Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 will take effect from July 11th 2013 - Blutest can provide Regulatory and microbiology support for your products.  Niall and Suzi will...

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