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February 27, 2014

The Acta Group and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Publish In-depth Article on the European Union’s (EU) Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and Its Impact on Industry

The ACTA Group

The Acta Group’s (Acta) Andrew R. Bourne and Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.’s (B&C®) Lisa R. Burchi and Lara A. Hall, M.S., RQAP-GLP, have published an article entitled “EU Biocidal Products Regulation and Its Impact on Industry: A Practical Briefing” in the February 27, 2014, issue of Bloomberg BNA’s Daily Environment Reporter. The article was written to help industry, especially those companies exporting to the EU, understand the differences between BPR and regulation in other jurisdictions, and how their standard practices will be affected by BPR. Topics covered in detail include the impact on biocides registrants and downstream users, enforcement, penalties for non-compliance, and data compensability under BPR.

Mr. Bourne is an expert regulatory specialist working in the United Kingdom office of Acta, B&C’s consulting affiliate, focusing on European biocidal and plant protection issues. Ms. Hall is a staff scientist with B&C with significant expertise in EU biocides and U.S. pesticide submissions. Ms. Burchi is Of Counsel to B&C and works extensively in Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) law, regulatory, and data compensation issues.

The complete article is available on B&C’s website.