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CRD - Live Online Workshop: Dermal Absorption for Plant Protection and Biocidal Products

Live Online

11 September 2024 - 12 September 2024


This workshop will be delivered over two online sessions and will present and explain the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) 2017 guidance on dermal absorption (applicable in Great Britain), which replaced the previous EFSA guidance document (2012). It will address dermal absorption issues for both Plant Protection Products and Biocidal Products.

The course will cover:

  • overview of the 2017 guidance document
  • critical aspects of dermal absorption studies and their interpretation
  • key information frequently absent from, or not clearly presented in, dermal absorption study reports and / or regulatory submissions
  • worked examples highlighting critical areas of the 2017 guidance
  • common problems found in dermal absorption evaluations
  • application of the guidance to biocidal products
  • special cases for biocidal products including antifouling products and anticoagulant rodenticides

Download the programme for the day here.

Who should attend?

The workshop is aimed at technical and registration specialists involved in the design of dermal absorption studies and in the preparation and submission to HSE Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) of plant protection and biocidal product applications for authorisation.

Live Online Course Information

All you will need is an internet-connected computer, laptop or tablet, plus a webcam and microphone. We do not recommend using a smartphone. Before you book, please check that you meet the Zoom System Requirements and run a diagnostic test to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If this does not work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.


The cost of this course is £500 (plus VAT) per person.



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Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit card at the time of booking.

Some of our training courses can also be delivered in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704

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