I-Tech has been notified that Selektope, a marine biocide used to improve ship hull performance and reduce maintenance, has been approved for use in China
New chemical notification Selektope has been approved for use as an antifouling biocide by the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People Republic of China.
“We are pleased to recognize the Chinese authorities’ approval of our antifouling technology following a rigorous environmental risk assessment. This marks a very important milestone in our efforts to provide the global marine sector with our unique technology”, says Philip Chaabane, CEO of I-Tech.
“We are confident that our enthusiasm is shared also by our customers and partners in the shipping industry as this is proof that Selektope® can now be used for sea going vessels as well as other marine structures on the world’s largest single maritime market.”
Selektope had previously been approved in Japan and Korea and is under registration in EU.