Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) hereby notify manufactures and importers
of chemical disinfectants (industry) of the extension of exemption period from
20 April 2021 to 20 October 2021 for registered chemical disinfectant
This was done
through issuing a Sales Permit in line with section 14(4) of the NRCS Act No. 5
of 2008 on 10 March 2021, granting a further six (6) months extension to
holders of valid Letters of Authority (LOAs) / Registrations of (VC 8054:1999),
new compulsory specifications for chemical disinfectants.
is granted to ensure the following:
The depletion of chemical
disinfectants stock that will not meet the requirements of VC8054:2017;
Additional time for the NRCS to
process the large number of applications for extension of registrations that
were received by 20 October 2020, and;
Additional time for holders of
registrations to receive their NRCS Letters of Authority REGISTRATION EXTENDED
certificates and to mark their chemical disinfectants with the new NRCS
The NRCS will
thus issue no further sales permit extensions after 20 October 2021.
regarding the extension of the deadline should
be sent to the following email
before the set deadline of 20 October 2021.
interviews, please contact Mirriam Moswaane on 012 482 8826 or 083 364
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL REGULATOR
FOR COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS (NRCS).