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Guidance on data requirements under the Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR)

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This page provides guidance on chemistry, efficacy and environmental data that are commonly required to support an application under COPR


Guidance documents on the chemistry data requirements for approval of non-agricultural pesticides under COPR:


Guidelines on the efficacy data requirements for approval of non-agricultural pesticide products:


Updated 2012-12-03