Registration Manual

The Registration Manual informs you about the registration proces (including application and assessment process). To find the applicable type of application, use  'How to apply?'

Changes over December

The registration and evaluation of plant protection products and biocidal products is based on uniform principles. To take into account the developments originating from the ongoing process of European harmonisation and developments in science and technology,  the procedures for registration and the methodology for evaluation of products changes and improves continuously.
To make sure the changes are we documented, an updated version of the registration manual for plant protection products  is released once a month. The updates are planned at the beginning of each month.
In this new release, several points are amended / added. In the overview presented on this page, you will find an explanation and a designation of the exact location in the manual for each amendment or addition. The former versions of the registration manuals are made available in the “archive” of manuals.

Publication: February 2020, previous change: December 2019.

1. Timelines for submission of supplementary dossiers for active substance renewal

Description: information on the timelines for submission of active substance renewal applications and supplementary dossiers, as well as the timelines for the assessment have been drawn up in the manual. The changes of these timelines, according to “COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/103 of 17 January 2020 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012 as regards the harmonised classification of active substances” have been taken into account.

Editorial rectification

The text going with the timelines has been rectified and made consistent again with the scheme.

Manual parts:

Application types

The registration manual guides you through the following application types:

General

Active Substance Approval

Update policy

The registration and evaluation of plant protection products and biocidal products is based on uniform principles. To take into account the developments originating from the ongoing process of European harmonisation and developments in science and technology,  the procedures for registration and the methodology for evaluation of products changes and improves continuously.

To make sure the changes are wel documented, an updated version of the registration manual for biocidal products  is released once a month. The updates are planned at the beginning of each month. The former versions of the registration manuals are made available in the “archive” of manuals. In every new release, several points are amended / added. In the overview presented on this page, you will find an explanation and a designation of the exact location in the manual for each amendment or addition.