South Korea Added 4 Low-risk Biocidal Substances

South Korea Added 4 Low-risk Biocidal SubstancesOn September 27, 2021, the South Korea National Institute of Environmental Research released Announcement 64 of 2021 to update the list of low-risk biocidal substances and 4 substances were newly included, namely Glycerol, sodium hydrogen carbonate, calcium carbonate, and sodium chloride.

Under the South Korean biocide regulation, if all biocidal substances used in a biocidal product are publicly announced to have low risk, the product can be approved with waived data requirements and the substance list will be renewed every 3 years.

List of 23 Low-risk Biocidal Substance

 

No.

Biocidal Active Substance

CAS Number

1

Lactic acid, C3H6O3

50-21-5

2

Sodium acetate, C2H3NaO2

127-09-3

3

Sodium benzoate, C7H5NaO2

532-32-1

4

 (+)­Tartaric acid, C4H6O6

87-69-4

5

Acetic acid, C2H4O2

64-19-7

6

Propionic acid, C3H6O2

79-09-4

7

아Ascorbic acid, C6H8O6

50-81-7

8

Linseed oil

8001-26-1

9

Lavender oil

8000-28-0

10

Peppermint oil

8006-90-4

11

1-Octen-3-ol 또는 Oct-1-en-3-ol, C8H16O

3391-86-4

12

Webbing clothes moths pheromone

 

13

Carbon dioxide, CO2

124-38-9

14

Nitrogen, N2

7727-37-9

15

(Z,E)-Tetradeca-9,12-dienyl acetate, C16H28O2

30507-70-1;
31654-77-0

16

Baculovirus

 

17

Bentonite

1302-78-9

18

Citronellal, C10H18O

106-23-0

19

Iron(II) sulphate

7720-78-7;
7782-63-0;
13463-43-9

20

Glycerol

56-81-5

21

Sodium hydrogen carbonate

144-55-8

22

Calcium carbonate

471-34-1

23

Sodium chloride

7647-14-5

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