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Data Requirements Introduction and Index

Plant protection products are regulated in the EU by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009  (which repealed and replaced Council Directive 91/414/EEC on 14 June 2011).

Data requirements under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009  are as follows (links go to external Eurlex legislation website):

CRD Guidance on fulfilling data requirements by specialist area:

  1. Physical and Chemical properties
  2. Analytical Methods
  3. Toxicology
  4. Residues
  5. Consumer Exposure
  6. Non-Dietary Exposure
  7. Environmental Fate and Behaviour
  8. Ecotoxicology
  9. Efficacy

Additional guidance on specific areas not included in areas above:

Links to information on the European Commission website:

  1. EC legislation including data requirements lists
  2. EC Guidance Documents

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Note that similar information regarding Non-agricultural (public hygiene) pesticides and biocides is available on the biocides website

Updated 2017-01-20