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Review of the regulatory process and procedures for plant protection products

Regulatory Update: 07/2016

Issued: 24 March 2016


HSE is conducting a review of its regulatory procedures for the consideration of plant protection product applications under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.

The key objective of the review is to improve the efficiency of the processes and procedures in order to increase the predictability in the delivery of regulatory decisions and ensure HSE fully recovers the costs of all work involved in the evaluation process.

As a result of the review, changes are being made to the current processes and procedures. The changes are being implemented in two stages.

From 1 April 2016:

From 1 June 2016

Further details relating to the changes to processes and procedures will shortly be available on the HSE pesticides website.

Updated 2016-10-04