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§ 2(8) of the State Ordinance concerns biocidal products used as disinfectants in certain medical facilities.

Ordinance of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Youth, Family and Senior Citizens of Schleswig-Holstein: State Ordinance on infection prevention in medical facilities (Medical Infection Prevention Ordinance - MedIpVO [Medizinische Infektionspräventionsverordnung - MedIpVO])

Disinfectants used to protect people against infection with pathogens of communicable diseases in hospitals, preventive care or rehabilitation facilities with medical care comparable to that of hospitals, outpatient surgery facilities, dialysis facilities or day hospitals must be suitable for preventing infection at these facilities and proven to be effective in doing so. The (bacterial, viral, yeasticidal, tuberculocidal, mycobactericidal, fungicidal or sporicidal) efficacy required for each area of use must be documented by at least two independent test reports and associated expert reports. The test reports must meet requirements for the test methodology and must have been prepared by manufacturer-independent, accredited testing institutes. The test reports and export reports must have been scientifically evaluated by an independent commission of experts.