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CRD: Live Online Training Event - Environmental Fate and Behaviour Evaluation of Plant Protection Products

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This 3-hour training event will focus on the environmental fate and behaviour section of pesticide product submissions. The event will provide attendees with an overview of how HSE's environmental fate specialists consider pesticide product evaluations to meet regulatory requirements in GB and NI.  The event will explain how HSE fate specialists use the information provided by applicants to reach a regulatory decision, highlighting what information is essential and will address areas of product evaluations which can often cause problems.  The event will be delivered via a selection of presentations on a variety of topics followed by an open question and answer session.  By the end of the event, participants will have a better appreciation of this specialist area, what to include in a submission and be better able to prepare regulatory submissions for Plant Protection Products.

The training will be delivered by HSE regulatory specialists and will help attendees improve the quality of their submissions, understand how these will be reviewed by the GB regulator and obtain insight into latest approaches.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to how HSE fate specialists assess plant protection products
  • Data gaps, additional studies, and selection of endpoints
  • Consideration of use patterns
  • Use of risk envelopes
  • Assessment of each environmental compartment
  • Formulation predicted environmental concentrations (PECs)
  • Combined assessments
  • Common omissions
  • Approach to new guidance

Download the programme for the day here

Who should attend?

This course will be specifically designed for those with at least a basic working knowledge of environmental fate and behaviour who want to develop their expertise in this specific area further.

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.



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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