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Rules on biocidal products containing nematodes, insects and arachnids

Biological pesticides must be authorised by the Swedish Chemicals Agency before they can be sold or used. Specific Swedish rules apply in the case of biological pesticides consisting of nematodes, insects or arachnids.

The applicable rules are contained in:

The Biocidal Products Containing Nematodes, Insects or Arachnids Ordinance (2000:338). (in Swedish)

The Swedish Chemical Agency’s Pesticides Regulations (KIFS 2008:3). (in Swedish)