How Geosil50 Aids LCA Compliance

How Geosil50 Aids LCA Compliance

Geosil50 aids LCA Compliance because, as a fully Authorised biocide under the Biocide Products Regulations, it is fully supported by Instructions For Use confirmed by a UKAS accredited laboratory. 

On the 16th June 2020, the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) awarded Zebec Systems Ltd a Certificate of Authorisation for Geosil50, under GB BPR for Product Types PT2 and PT4 which come into force on the 1st January. Full information on ECHA Product Types can be found here.

Geosi50l is the first, and to date, only silver stabilised hydrogen peroxide to be awarded this Authorisation anywhere in the EU or the UK.

These were very important considerations  to  a consultant to the water treatment industry, who wished to ensure that any biocides that he recommended were safe and legal and would ensure that his clients adhered to the Legionella Control Association’s Standards for Service Providers, listed here.

After careful consideration, the consultant was satisfied that Geosil50 was the correct product to recommend to his clients, because Geosil50 is:

  • Authorised by UK HSE under GB BPR for use in the suppression of legionella in hot & cold water systems.
  • Supported by efficacy data against legionella, certified by a UKAS registered laboratory.
  • Fully compliant with the HSE’s Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 for the control of legionella in water systems
  • Fully compliant with the HSE’s Technical Guidance HSG274 which refers specifically to the control of legionella in water systems.
  • Easily integrated into the Formal Written Procedures now required by the Legionella Control Association (LCA).
  • Significantly more efficient than traditional disinfection methods, by reducing the time spent on-site completing disinfection of down-services.

Full training to all Service Provider Personnel was provided to ensure that all staff are competent to carry out the required tasks to the standard required

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