Report 
  Title  
  THE PROPOSED BIOCIDES DIRECTIVE
  Key Words  
  COM(93) 351 final - SYN 465, Common Principles
  Author  
  G. WILSON
  Abstract  
  This paper outlines the main objectives of the proposed biocides directive, details the products it will cover and briefly explains how it will operate. It explains the recent modification to the proposal (inclusion of the Common Principles), gives the current position and suggests how it will progress (through the Council and the Parliament). Finally, it gives a possible implementation date.