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Beer and mustard seed approved as new basic substances for plant protection

This month, beer and ground mustard seed were added to the EU list of basic substances for plant protection purposes. The list ...

News item | 25-10-2017 | 15:15

Guidance document and calculation sheets for the environmental assessment of antifouling paints

ECHA (the European Chemicals Agency) has published a guidance document with corresponding calculation sheets for antifouling ...

News item | 19-10-2017 | 10:00

Presentation of the Groundwater Atlas

The residues of plant protection products in groundwater have now been specified in the Groundwater Atlas for thousands of ...

News item | 11-10-2017 | 10:00

Ctgb Pesticides Database and Website Renewed

The website of the Ctgb and the pesticides database have been renewed. The Ctgb, the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety ...

News item | 25-09-2017 | 15:42

New hazard phrase for biocide resistance

The hazard phrase has been changed for disinfectants containing active substances that can lead to resistance (or cross ...

News item | 13-09-2017 | 15:00

European Commission updates low-risk criteria

The European Commission has established new criteria for low-risk substances with the aim of promoting their use. For example, ...

News item | 06-09-2017 | 10:00

Template for national addendum fate has been changed

The template for the national component of the assessment of environmental behaviour and fate (national addendum fate) has been ...

News item | 05-09-2017 | 11:58

Extended authorisation with new minor uses is no longer possible during pending re-registration of PPPs

An application for re-registration (renewal) of a plant protection product (according to Article 80 (EU) 1107/2009) may include ...

News item | 17-08-2017 | 09:00

Additional explanation about using the Greenhouse Emission Model (GEM)

On 6 July a message was posted about a temporary solution for the soil-bound crop scenarios of the GEM. This message caused some ...

News item | 25-07-2017 | 10:07

Ctgb policy for products containing pheromones and attractants

The Ctgb has enacted a policy for biocidal products and plant protection products that contain pheromones or attractants, and has ...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 09:00