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Forms & Templates

The BVL provides forms, templates and checklists for applications for the authorisation of plant protection products. The necessary documents for the application result from Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and its implementing regulations. More: Forms & Templates …

Classification and labelling of hazardous substances with regard to plant protection products

Applicants are responsible for classification and labelling of hazardous substances. When applying for authorisation of plant protection products, documents on classification and labelling have nevertheless to be submitted for evaluation by the authorities. More: Classification and labelling …

Efficacy and use

Efficacy studies have to be conducted according to the principles of good experimental practice (GEP) by official or officially recognized testing facilities. If available, guidelines of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organisation (EPPO) must be used. More: Efficacy and use …

Product chemistry

The BVL provides guidance and further information on the assessment of equivalence, specification of technical active substances and other topics related to product chemistry. More: Product Chemistry …

Analytical methods for residues

Based on the harmonised EU regulations and guidance documents, the BVL has further speficied the data requirements for representative matrices, analytical methods for food of animal origin and confirmatory methods. More: Analytical methods for residues …

Residues

The assessment of health risks due to the intake of residues is based on data on residues and consumption. The corresponding models are developed and adapted internationally. More: Residues …

Toxicology and safe use

Various population groups are considered in the evaluation of health effects: consumers, operators, workers, residents and bystanders. The BVL explains the respective exposure models. More: Toxicology …

Environment

A number of models are used to evaluate the entry of plant protection products into surface water, groundwater and other non-target areas. The BVL explains the models and provides links to the software. More: Environment …

Registration mark for plant protection products

The registration mark of the BVL may be printed optionally either on the packaging or on the label of the plant protection product. Sample files of the registration mark can be downloaded. More: Registration Mark …

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