September 18
Anjum Shabbir
28th November 2019
Consumer, Health & Environment

Hydrogen cyanide cannot be active substance in biocidal fumigation products in Poland

Hydrogen cyanide is strong enough to be used for chemical warfare and fumigation products. Accepting that there is no immediate treatment for people who are accidentally poisoned by it (the antidote is only available in limited places), the Commission has agreed to Poland’s derogation from mutual recognition of an authorisation for a biocidal fumigation product that is made up of 98% hydrogen cyanide.

Click here to read Commission Decision 2019/1958, published in the Official Journal yesterday.


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