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 April 2020

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: December 2020, previous change: April 2020.

1. Comparative asssessment; scope: description amended

Description: EDITORIAL change of the description of the scope of the comparative assessment for applications for plant protection products.

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2. Parallel trade permits

Description: EDITORIAL amendments of text for consistency reasons.

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3. Direction for submission of applications (administrative)

Description: EDITORIAL change: simplification to enhance readability, mostly about the administrative applications..

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