You are not logged in

CRD - Live Online Disinfectant Efficacy Workshop

Live Online


This workshop will take place over two half days. The course will develop an understanding of the regulatory approach to efficacy assessment of disinfectant products (Main Group 1) under the Biocidal Product Regulation (BPR).

It will provide a general overview of the efficacy requirements for this type of product alongside specific advice for the five product types in this group. The course will also address common issues related to labelling, efficacy testing for these product types. Given the breadth of topics covered, it may not be possible to cover all situations but there will be examples and opportunities for questions and discussion throughout the sessions.

The course will cover:

The following topics will be covered:

  • General considerations affecting the labelling, testing and assessment of efficacy for disinfectant products.
  • Specific outlines of the standard testing needed for surface disinfectants in product types 2, 3 and 4.
  • Specific outlines of the standard testing needed for PT1
  • Advice for generating adapted or novel methods for less standard products in product types 2, 3 and 4.
  • Advice in testing for product type 5, where limited standard methods are available.
  • Common issues and problems faced in these product types.

Download the programme for the day here

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for those involved in the creation and submission of an efficacy data packages for disinfectant biocidal product applications, including test houses, applicants, consultants, etc. Although no prior experience is assumed, the course will specifically explore efficacy of disinfectants and will not cover other product types or general principles of efficacy assessment. Other courses are available for this.

Live Online Course Information

All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet, plus a webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a smartphone. Before you book, please check that you meet the Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If this does not work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.


The cost of this course is £465 (plus VAT) per person.

Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking.

Some of our training courses can also be delivered in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704

Back to HSE Health and Safety Training Grouped Courses

Back to the top