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Regulatory Update Index 2014

List of Regulatory Updates for 2014

All Updates have been removed. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: 2014 regulatory Updates index on NA.

Regulatory Update 24/2014

New arrangements for the use of personal protection gloves to reduce skin exposure in re-entry work after application of plant protection products to crops

An update announcing new arrangements to authorise certain Plant Protection Products with the condition to wear personal protection gloves to prevent dermal exposure.

Issued: 2 December 2014

Regulatory Update 23/2014

Comparative assessment

This Update explains how HSE will undertake comparative assessment and substitution, a new requirement for plant protection products introduced by EU Regulation 1107/2009 and announces new guidance for applicants.

Issued: 14 November 2014

Regulatory Update 22/2014

Tank mixtures of plant protection products - Updated UK requirements

This Update advises applicants of a change in the data required to support a convenience tank mix listed on the product label. This does not change the requirements for positive tank mixes, for acetolactate synthase (ALS) herbicides or anticholinesterase products.

Issued: 10 November 2014

Regulatory Update 21/2014

Withdrawal of plant protection products containing active substance ioxynil

This Update provides information about the withdrawal of plant protection products containing the active substance ioxynil. Sale and supply of products expire on 31 August 2015. Disposal, storage and use of products expire on 31 August 2016.

Issued: 7 November 2014

Regulatory Update 20/2014

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: October 2014

This Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 27 October 2014

Regulatory Update 19/2014

Changes to the Soil Degradation Endpoints for 1,2,4-triazole (metabolite)

This Update gives information about the new soil degradation endpoints for 1,2,4-triazole to be used in preparing risk assessments.

Issued: 24 October 2014

Regulatory Update 18/2014

Classification of all products under the CLP Regulation (EC 1272/2008) by 1 June 2015

Information regarding action required by Authorisation Holders and Parallel Trade Permit Holders in relation to the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation (EC 1272/2008) which is replacing the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations (CHIP).

Issued: 20th October 2014

Regulatory Update 17/2014

Changes to Plant Protection Product Applicant Enquiry handling

Details of some changes to the applicant enquiry handling process which are being implemented to simplify and streamline the system.

Issued: 14 October 2014

Regulatory Update 16/2014

The HSE Crop Definitions List

This Update advises of the introduction of the Crop Definitions List which applies from 1st January 2015 and replaces The Crop Hierarchy (version 4).

Issued: 25 September 2014

Regulatory Update 15/2014

Publication of the revised ‘Labelling Handbook (Version 2- An Applicant’s Guide to Labelling Requirements for Plant Protection Products

This Update gives details of the revised version of HSE’s Chemicals Regulation Directorate’s (CRD) Labelling Handbook with up-to-date guidance on UK labelling requirements for professional, amateur and experimental plant protection products (PPPs)

Issued: 25 September 2014

Regulatory Update 14/2014

Authorisations and Parallel Trade Permits - Northern Ireland

This update advises authorisation and permit holders of a Notice issued to amend the issuing authority for authorisations and permits in Northern Ireland. This is an administrative action only, which will require no action by authorisation and permit holders or end users.

Issued: 4 September 2014

Regulatory Update 13/2014

Notification of additional active substances prohibited under the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use (non edible crops)

This Update advises of additional active substances excluded from the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use (LTAEU).

Issued: 29th July 2014

Regulatory Update 12/2014

Zonal Harmonisation Seed Treatment Project: Revised UK Requirements Addressing the Storage of Treated Seed

This Update informs applicants that HSE will no longer require an assessment of the retention of active substances during storage of treated seed.

Issued: 28 July 2014

Regulatory Update 11/2014

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: July 2014

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 23 July 2014

Regulatory Update 10/2014

Human Health Enquiry and Incident Survey (HHEIS) and Resistance Reporting 2013

This Update requires Authorisation Holders of all products authorised for sale/use in the UK during 2013 to provide CRD with details of all human health related reports or enquiries involving their products, which were received during last year.

Issued: 22 July 2014

Regulatory Update 09/2014

Withdrawal of warfarin from the market (plant protection products)

Approval of the supply and marketing of warfarin within the UK will be withdrawn on 30 September 2014. The storage and use of warfarin as a plant protection product may continue until 30 September 2015.

Issued: 22 May 2014

Regulatory Update 08/2014

Amateur Products – Change of Disposal Safety Phrase – Amendment Notice

Update issuing an amendment notice.

Issued: 17 April 2014

Regulatory Update 07/2014

Plant Protection Products: Detailed Sift: Notification Of An Additional Sift Fee and Updated Checklist

This Update gives details of some changes to the detailed sift.

Issued: 15 April 2014

Regulatory Update 06/2014

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: March 2014

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 10th April 2014

Regulatory Update 05/2014

Statement in response to Consultation on proposed UK guidance

The outcome and next steps of an informal consultation held between 14 February and 21 March 2014 on guidance on the application derogations from some of the requirements of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market.

Issued: 31st March 2014

Regulatory Update 04/2014

Zonal harmonisation: drift reduction technology scheme for horizontal boom sprayers

This Regulatory Update launches the drift reduction technology scheme for horizontal boom sprayers, as a risk mitigation measure to protect surface water. This is a result of the non-formal consultation on proposals for authorising use of low-drift nozzles with horizontal boom sprayers, to improve zonal harmonisation.

Issued: 26 February 2014

Regulatory Update 03/2014

Consultation on proposed UK guidance

CRD Consultation on proposed UK guidance on the legal requirements for the production, storage or movement of plant protection products intended for use in other EU Member States or in third countries.

Issued: 14 February 2014

Regulatory Update 02/2014

Active Substance Approvals and Re-Registration Requirements: December 2013

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 23 January 2014

Regulatory Update 01/2014

Withdrawal of plant protection products from the market containing flusilazole

This Regulatory Update provides information about the withdrawal and expiry dates for storage and use of plant protection products containing flusilazole.

Issued: 14 January 2014

Further information

Updated 2016-05-09