The Biocidal Products Directive (98/8/EC) regulates the marketing and use of biocidal active substances and products from the non-agricultural field (e.g. technical preservatives, pesticides, disinfectants) throughout Europe. The EC Directive was adopted in 1998; and transferred into German legislation by amendments to the Chemicals Act in 2002.
The A-to-Z database provides information on each pathogen, the most common infections that it triggers, its main transmission paths and recommendations on disinfection. In the glossary, you will find explanations of infection control terms. Search now!