CRD - One Day Seminar: Alternatives to in vivo Testing for Plant Protection Products
HSL is to run a 1 day course on CRD - One Day Seminar: Alternatives to in vivo Testing for Plant Protection Products.
Best Western Monkbar Hotel,
St Maurice's Road,
York YO31 7JA
4 October 2017
HSE's Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) is running a one day
Seminar on use of alternatives to vertebrate studies for
authorisation of plant protection products under Regulation EC
Under Article 62 of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 in vivo
vertebrate tests should not be conducted for the purposes of
fulfilling the requirements of the Regulation where accepted
alternatives are available and could reasonably have been
used. This course provides information on the alternative
methods available and how to apply them with respect to
authorisation of plant protection products.
Download the programme for the day
The course will cover:
The following topics will be covered:
- Legal framework of pesticide regulation and data
- Alternative methods available
- OECD guidelines for in vitro methods for skin and eye
irritation and skin sensitisation
- OECD guidance document on integrated approach on testing and
assessment for skin corrosion and irritation
- The calculation method
- Read-across from tests on different formulations
- QSAR predictions
- Choosing the right method
- Problems with method reliability and conflicting findings
- Justifications for submitting in vivo studies
- Industry perspectives
- In vivo studies conducted for other regulatory regimes / EU
Who should attend?
The event is specifically designed for technical and regulatory
staff involved in the production and submission of data in support
of plant protection product applications to CRD.
The event will be held at the Best Western Monkbar Hotel, St
Maurice's Road, York YO31 7JA. Registration will begin from 09:00
am. The day will start at 09.30 am and finish around 4.30 pm.
The cost of this event is £450.00 (plus VAT) per person
(includes event notes, lunch and refreshments).
Please note the invoice option is not available within 4
weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers. If you
are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory
to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to
process booking forms without this.
For further dates and additional information email: email@example.com
or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.
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