HSE is the regulatory authority in the UK for pesticide products. Pesticides can be split into two categories, those used in agriculture, horticultural and home garden and those used for public hygiene.
CRD Pesticides Website. Issues with the previous web host have meant that the technical problem that first occurred on October 26th cannot be resolved. As a result, all pesticides guidance will be hosted from this page in future. Whilst the process of re-hosting the guidance takes place, all information previously held on www.pesticides.gov.uk can be accessed via the links below.
Please note: The databases giving details of authorisations and related information can be reached from the links given below under ‘Pesticides Registration Databases’.
A complete copy of the CRD Pesticides website taken on October 23rd can be accessed below:
You must use the links below to access the databases since the copy of the website above links only to a copy of these search pages.
The Pesticides Register Database
This application allows you to search for information on Plant Protection Products with On-Label Authorisations.
Garden Pesticides Search (Amateur Uses)
Search for Plant/Area, Product Name, Marketing Company, Active Substance, MAPP No. or Field of Use for products authorised in amateur situations.
Published "On-label" e-@pprovals documents Available in Word 97 format.
Adjuvant Information Database
Search by Adjuvant Name, Adjuvant Number, Applicant, Effective Adjuvant Component, Active, Plant Protection Product and Crop.
Extension of Authorisation for minor use in the UK (formerly known as 'SOLA s')
Search for Extension of Authorisation for minor use.https://secure.pesticides.gov.uk/offlabels/search.asp
Products under Phased Withdrawal and Withdrawn Products
Search by Year of Expiry and Marketing Company.
Crop Conversion - Old and New Names
Find the old (historical) and new (hierarchy) name for a crop/situation.
View the latest Maximum Residue Level (MRL) information (UK/EC) and Codex Alimentarius Commission (CODEX).
Active Ingredients in products subject to a buffer zone restriction
Displays lists of active ingredients (chemicals) and combinations of active ingredients – found in pesticide products which are subject to a ‘no spray (buffer) zone’ restriction.
If the information you need is not available, please contact the Defra Helpline who are the first point of contact for pesticide enquiries.
Telephone Number: 08459 33 55 77 (International: +44 20 7238 6951)