Current topics on plant protection products

On this page you will find information on current topics regarding plant protection products. For instance, you can find information about new legislation and amendments of existing rules.

EU Commission information about the evaluation of glyphosate

The EU Commission is launching a new webpage for information from the group assessing glyphosate as an active substance in plant protection products within the EU. The assessment group includes the member states France, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Sweden. Minutes and presentations from the meetings will be published successively on the page.

Read more about the work of the assessment group on the EU Commission web-site.

Biostimulants are exempted from the Plant Protection Products Regulation

The Plant Protection Products Regulation No 1107/2009 has been amended in order to define plant biostimulants and exempt them from this regulation. Products defined as plant biostimulants are no longer covered by the requirements of authorisation as plant protection products. The amendments apply as of 15 July 2019.

Read more about the amendments of the Plant Protection Products Regulation.