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?'

Index

Application types

The registration manual guides you through the following application types:

Active Substance

General

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.

Changes over August

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: November 2021, previous change: August 2021.

1. Transparency rules incorporated in the active substance pages

Description: The active substance approval process and timelines have been updated as a result of the transparency regulation. In the manual also the use of IUCLID for submission of active substance dossiers has been taken up.

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2. Low risk pages updated

Description: the pages on the subject of low risk substances and low risk products have been updated; reference has been made to the amended low risk requirements. (EDITORIAL change)

Manual parts:

Also the information on low risk subject has been updated.