The European Parliament voted Thursday (19 January) to implement stricter safety checks on biocides.
These include products ranging from rat poisons to disinfectants but also are used for cleaning, hygiene or protection purposes to fight vermin or fungi.
"We will have more safety for consumers, users and the environment. The crucial thing is that the same standards will apply throughout the EU", said European Parliament Rapporteur and EPP Group MEP Christa Klass.
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