EU 2017/1
5th January 2017
ECHA announces the targeting of chemical safety for workers by next EU enforcement project
11th January 2017

HSE announces changes to the process for authorising emergency use of plant protection products

HSE has announced the updated UK arrangements for considering Article 53 emergency authorisations under Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 and associated charging.  Changes in the process include:

  • The use of a new application form
  • The role of the Expert Committee on Pesticides (ECP) in considering applications for emergency authorisations.
  • The timing of the approval process

The changes, including the introduction of a new application form (CRD9), will take effect from 10th January