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CRD - Live Online Workshop: Introduction to Ecotoxicological Risk Assessment for Plant Protection Products

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Under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009, concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, applicants are required to demonstrate acceptable risk from plant protection products to non-target organisms.

This workshop aims to take participants through a first-tier risk assessment for zonal product authorisations and UK National authorisations, identifying the approaches that applicants need to follow to obtain product authorisation under Regulation 1107/2009.

The course will cover:

The day will be a mixture of presentations and practical workshops and will be given by members of CRD's Regulatory Science Group directly involved in the registration process.

  • Active substance and plant protection product data requirements
  • First tier bird and mammal risk assessment according to EFSA Bird and Mammal Guidance Document (2009)
  • UK aquatic risk assessment (via spray drift and drainflow exposure)
  • First tier bee and other non-target arthropod risk assessments
  • First tier earthworm and soil macro- and micro-organisms risk assessment
  • First tier non-target terrestrial plants risk assessment
  • UK risk mitigation options
  • Post-EU Exit regulatory update

Download the programme for the day here.

Who should attend?

The event will be specifically designed for registration specialists involved in the preparation and submission of plant protection products dossiers to CRD.

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 £450 (plus VAT) per person.

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

This course can also be delivered in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704

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