Safety with DIY Antifouling

The RYA is concerned that the future quality and availability of antifouling paints, in particular for pleasure craft use, is in doubt due to the requirement for all biocidal products to undergo a stringent authorisation procedure under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No.528/2012 (BPR). More details are here and the page will open in a new tab/window:

RYA Notes on Future of Antifouling

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The British Coatings Federation (BCF) has issued a number of information leaflets:

Antifouling

Antifouling Safety Leaflet

Fuller Guide to Antifouling

Further information from the BCF is here.

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