AFNOR: French standardization system central operator. It lists standardization needs, manages programs and ratifies French standards.
CEN: The European Standardization Committee is the organism in charge of the European standards.
COFRAC: The French Accreditation Committee is the association that issues the accreditations to the laboratory and to the certifier and inspection organisms.
Sante.fr is the web portal managed by the Health Executive Management which includes the sanitary offices under the supervision of the Health Ministry.
AFSSET: The French Labour and Environment Sanitary Security Agency assures the sanitary security into the whole life environments (including work environment), assesses the sanitary risks linked to these environments and coordinates the appraisal for health at work and other environments.
ANSES: The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational health and Safety evaluates and controls health products for human being, assures and coordinates the sanitary vigilance of health products and alerts in case of risks.
98/8/EC Directive (about the market of biocide products)
EUROPA: the European Union web portal presents the EU news and the whole led policies. The current and in dispute legislative texts are accessible as well.
HELPDESK BIOCIDES: the AFSSET manages this information website about the marketing of biocide products in France.