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Commission Decision of 17 March 2009 requiring Member States to ensure that products containing the biocide dimethylfumarate are not placed or made available on the market (notified under document number C(2009) 1723) (Text with EEA relevance) (2009/251/EC)

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Article 1Definitions

For the purposes of this Decision the following definitions shall apply:

(a)

‘DMF’ means the chemical dimethylfumarate, with the IUPAC name Dimethyl (E)-butenedioate, the CAS No 624-49-7 and the Einecs No 210-849-0;

(b)

‘product’ means any product as defined in Article 2(a) of Directive 2001/95/EC;

(c)

‘product containing DMF’ means any product or any part of a product where either:

(i)

the presence of DMF is declared, such as on one or more pouches; or

(ii)

the concentration of DMF is greater than 0,1 mg/kg of the weight of the product or part of the product;

(d)

‘placing on the market’ means the first making available of a product on the Community market;

(e)

‘made available on the market’ means supplied for distribution, consumption or use on the Community market in the course of a commercial activity, whether in return for payment or free of charge.

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