Rules for Plant Protection Products

The purpose of the Plant Protection Product Regulation is to ensure a high level of protection of both human and animal health and the environment and at the same time to improve the functioning of the internal market through the harmonisation of the rules on the placing on the market of plant protection products, while improving agricultural production.

Plant Protection Products Regulation

Consolidated text

Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (pdf, 771 kB) External link.

(Last consolidated on 27 March 2021)

Amendments and corrections

Amendments not included in the consolidated version are shown here. Today all amendments and corrections so far are included in the consolidated text.

All amendments and corrections to Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 are accessible in EUR-Lex External link.

New regulation amends the Plant Protection Products Regulation

A new regulation on EU fertilising products, Regulation (EU) 2019/1009, amends the scope of the Plant Protection Products Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The amendments are found in Article 47 of the new regulation on fertilising products.

Regulation (EU) 2019/1009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning EU fertilising products (pdf, 4500 kB) External link.

EU Regulations based on the Plant Protection Products Regulation

Commission Regulation (EU) No 547/2011 External link. implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards labelling requirements for plant protection products. (Last consolidated 1 July 2013).

Commission Regulation (EU) No 546/2011 External link. implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards uniform principles for evaluation and authorisation of plant protection products. (Last consolidated 24 May 2018).

Commission Regulation (EU) No 545/2011 External link. implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council for plant protection products data requirements. (11 June 2011).

Commission Regulation (EU) No 284/2013 External link. as regards the data requirements for plant protection products, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market. (Last consolidated 17 September 2015).

Commission Communication in the framework of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No 284/2013 External link. setting out the data requirements for plant protection products, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 544/2011 External link. implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council for active substance data requirements. (11 June 2011).

Commission Regulation (EU) No 283/2013 External link. setting out the data requirements for plant protection products, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market. (Last consolidated 17 November 2014).

Commission Communication in the framework of the implementation of Commission Regulation (EU) No283/2013 External link. setting out the data requirements for active substances, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (pdf, 3110 kB) External link. implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the list of approved active substances (Last consolidated 6 April 2021).

All amendments and corrections to Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 can be found in EUR-Lex. External link.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/408 External link. on implementing Article 80.7 of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and establishing a list of candidates for substitution (Last consolidated 7 October 2020).

Other EU-regulations on Plant Protection Products

Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on maximum levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin External link.
(Last consolidated 25 May 2021)

The document is so large that it can not be uploaded (124 MB), but it can be viewed through the link above.

Swedish legislation

Plant Protection Products Containing Nematodes, Insects or Arachnids Ordinance (2006:1010) External link.

Repealed but still applicable for products authorised before 1 of July, 2016.

Last published 21 June 2021