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 October and November

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 2019, previous change: October 2019.

1. Data requirements for zonal applications NL-zRMS, no uses applied for in NL

Description: more extensive explanation has been given on the data requirements for zonal applications for which The Netherlands acts as a zonal Rapporteur member state, when no authorisation is applied for in The Netherlands. (EDITORIAL)

Manual parts:

2. Equivalence checks for active substances or new sources of a.i.’s are carried out by the Reporting member state.

Description: Ctgb will assess equivalence of (new sources of) active substances for which the Netherlands is the reporting member state. For other active substances the equivalence has to checked by the Reporting member state of that substance.

Manual parts:

3. Some links changed for the administrative applications – explanation added

Description: in a few parts of the manual new links to relevant manual parts have been inserted. EG on the page on adjuvants, parallel and derived trade permits. (EDITORIAL)

Manual parts:

  • Application types: other authorisations.

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.