CRD plan plant protection update

HSE's Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) will be holding a one day event on Plant Protection Products and Active Substances - The Current Picture.

The event will be held at the Monkbar Hotel in York on Wednesday 7 December, 2016.  Registration will begin from 9:00 am.  The day will start at 9:30 am and finish around 16:30 pm.  The cost per delegate will be £420.00 (plus VAT).

Registration Officers of Agrochemical Companies and their Consultants involved in submitting applications to HSE for plant protection product authorisations or active substance approval/renewal are the intended audience,

Non-authorisation holders such as those who submit applications for Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use may also wish to attend.

In discussion will be:

  • The performance on the delivery of product authorisations and active substance approvals/renewals.
  • Current regulatory expectations in the UK, including a summary of recently introduced changes to procedures. 
  • Experiences with Comparative Assessment.
  • The latest position on renewal of active substances and product authorisations (Article 43).
  • Handling of Mutual Recognition and Following Zonal applications.
  • The latest on the policy for PPPs from the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).

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