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 June

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: August, previous change: June.

1. How do data gaps defined in the EFSA conclusion on the active substance affect the assessment for plant protection product registration?

Description: In the EFSA conclusions on the assessment for the active substance approval or renewal or amendment, data gaps can be defined. Depending on the character and subject of the data gap, the data gap can affect the registration process for a plant protection product containing that substance.

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2. When does an applicant a zonal application form and dossier / dRR to NL as a CMS?

Description: the description of the timing of the submission of the zonal application to CMS’s has been edited. (EDITORIAL change)

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