European regulations are further developed in so-called guidance documents. Guidance documents are developed by various stakeholders together; from government to industry. The purpose of the guidance document is to support the implementation of the regulations on plant protection products (and biocides) by describing the best way to fullfill these duties within specific frameworks.
There are different types of guidance documents: technical and procedural. In the Evaluation of Manuals Ctgb is constantly referred to underlying guidance documents. The guidances mentioned below are explained in details.