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  1. First simplified biocidal product authorisation that is valid throughout EU approved

    In its meeting on 23 May, the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) approved the first ...

    News item | 28-05-2018 | 09:18

  2. Renewals of rodenticide authorisations under strict conditions

    Rodenticides based on anticoagulants are indispensable to protect people, animals, buildings and supplies against disease, ...

    News item | 13-02-2018 | 17:08

  3. Changes on labels for rodenticides as of 1 March 2018

    On 1 March 2018, the derogation period ends for the sale of rodenticides for which the labelling does not comply with 9th ATP ...

    News item | 12-02-2018 | 12:24

  4. New version of EFSA Pesticide Residue Intake Model (PRIMo)

    From 1 February, applicants must calculate the risk for consumers with PRIMo revision 3. After that date, revision 3 of the EFSA ...

    News item | 31-01-2018 | 15:27

  5. New hazard phrase for resistance

    Due to the development of resistance, and potential cross resistance, to antibiotics, the Ctgb can included a new hazard phrase ...

    News item | 30-01-2018 | 15:23

  6. Ctgb approved 83 percent of uses in 2017

    In 2017 the Ctgb made 184 decisions on plant protection products and 65 decisions on biocidal products. Such decisions concern ...

    News item | 17-01-2018 | 09:49

  7. Updated Evaluation Manual now available

    In the Netherlands the amendments to the Environmental Activities Decree went into force on 1 January of this year. The Ctgb ...

    News item | 11-01-2018 | 17:27

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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