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Non-agricultural pesticides approved under: The Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 (as amended)

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This webpage provides links to databases/lists of non-agricultural pesticides products that are currently approved via HSE and products that have had their approval withdrawn, revoked, suspended or voided.

You will also be able to determine which products you can use with the following definitions for an amateur, professional and industrial user:

Approval Databases/Lists

This searchable database provides details of all COPR products approved since May 2004 e.g. product name, active substance concentration, application rate, restriction of use phrases and approval status. It replaces the Monthly Approval PDF files, the Current Approvals Product Database and the Withdrawn, Revoked, Suspended and Void Approvals Database. Searches of this database can be performed by:

Details of new products that have gained approval via the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), and amendments to existing approvals.

Details of agricultural pesticides/plant protection products authorised by the Chemicals Regulations Directive (Pesticides) are available on the CRD (Pesticides) website.

New Applications

Information on the process for a new approval can be found on our application process webpage

Amendment, expiry, suspension and revocation of approvals

Pesticide approvals may at any time be subject to review, amendment, suspension or revocation. Revocation of approval may occur for a number of reasons, for example the identification of safety concerns or an approval holder's failure to meet a data submission deadline. Where possible a "phased revocation'' will be implemented, but when safety considerations make it necessary immediate revocation may take effect. On expiry or revocation of approvals it becomes unlawful to advertise, sell, supply, store or use the products for the uses concerned.

Suspension of approval may take place when it is anticipated that the action is temporary, e.g. where approval might be reinstated by the provision of required and satisfactory data.

Updated 2019-12-02