Disinfectant products Distinguishing between biocidal products and medicinal products (human and veterinary)
Depending on the intended application, disinfectant products may fall under different legal frameworks. Professionals in the field frequently ask which legal framework applies to a particular product. These legal frameworks include biocidal products legislation, medicinal products legislation and the legislation on medical devices, as well as other types of legislation, such as the Commodities Act. The latter types of legislation will be excluded from further consideration in this policy document, which focuses on the distinction between biocidal products and medicinal products (human and veterinary) regarding the classification of disinfectant products.