Evaluation Manual Biopesticides

Evaluation Manual Biopesticides v1.1

Published juli 2018

The Evaluation Manual Biopesticides describes in detail the data requirements and risk assessment for biopesticides. Especially for botanicals and semiochemicals (like pheromones) this manual should be read in conjunction with the EU legislation, the Evaluation Manual EU part and national elements, which is dealing with the conventional (chemical) plant protection products, i.e. part A of the data requirements.

There are separate European guidelines for plant extracts and semiochemicals. Microorganisms (including viruses) have specific data requirements. TheĀ Evaluation manual Biopesticides is supplementary to existing guidelines.

Previous version(s) of the Evaluation Manual Biopesticides

  • Version 1.0, was published in juli 2017 and valid till july 2018