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Treatment products and processes for swimming pool and artificial bathing pool water

Applications for authorisation to use treatment products and processes for swimming pool and artificial bathing pool water

Act no. 2020-1525 of 7 December 2020 on accelerating and simplifying public action, Decree no. 2021-205 of 24 February 2021 and the Ministerial Order of 25 February 2021 amending the amended Ministerial Order of 7 April 1981, transferred to ANSES, on 1 March 2021, responsibility for authorising the water treatment products and processes mentioned in Article L. 1332-8 of the French Public Health Code  in order to meet water quality requirements for swimming pools and artificial bathing pools.

  • For artificial bathing pools

Article D. 1332–50 of the French Public Health Code lays down the conditions for the use of treatment products and processes.

  • For swimming pools

The amended Ministerial Order of 7 April 1981 on the technical provisions applicable to swimming pools lays down the administrative and technical conditions to be complied with by the entity responsible for placing the product or process on the market, for any application for authorisation to use treatment products or processes.

The reference standard for compiling application dossiers, drawn up by ANSES and mentioned by Article 8 of the Ministerial Order, is available from the ANSES website via the following link: https://www.anses.fr/fr/system/files/EAUX2010sa0264Ra.pdf.

The application dossier, dated, signed and accompanied by an application letter, is sent to ANSES, preferably by email, to the following address: biocides@anses.fr

 

List of treatment products and processes for swimming pool water

This list was drawn up and published by the Minister of Health in an opinion published in the Official Journal of the French Republic (JORF).