News

27/06/2023

A new version is now available of the manual for the applicant of an authorisation of a plant protection product in Belgium.

28/02/2023

In 2019, a charter has been drawn up for the reduction of concentrations of problematic plant protection products in surface water. Meanwhile, this lead to actual emission reduction plans for terbuthylazine, flufenacet and metazachlor.

24/10/2022

The search function for plant protection products on Phytoweb will be available in English and upgraded with new features.

21/10/2021

In 2019, a charter has been drawn up for the reduction of concentrations of problematic plant protection products in surface water. Meanwhile, this lead to actual emission reduction plans for diflufenican and S-metolachlor.

28/07/2021

Currently, a number of adjustments to the website are being made due to a switchover to a new software system. We try to keep the impact on website visitors to a minimum.

07/04/2021

This year flufenacet, metazachlor, terbuthylazine and dimethenamid-p were selected as the active substances to monitor in order to reduce the concentration of problematic plant protection products in surface water.

18/02/2021

We will be moving on 1 March 2021. Our address changes but our other contact details remain the same.

08/12/2020

We have updated the guidelines for the notification of plant protection products to the Poison Centre, including information on the UFI code.

19/05/2020

On April 29, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) published the results of a first research on the risk to the consumer from exposure to reidues of diverse plant protection products via food. Based on the first cumulative risk assessment, there is no reason to modify existing authorisations or to revise the current maximum residue limits for individual substances.