EUROPE: Update of the guidance document on the scope and borderline issues of Reg. (EC) No 1107/2009

In May 2021, the Commission published a revision of the working guidance document SANCO Doc 6621-99 initiated in 1994 and relating to the scope and limits of application of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. A table lists the various cases examined and the conclusions issued by the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF).

The guidance document also outlines the criteria to determine whether a product falls in the scope of the Regulation concerning plant protection products and the procedure to present a new request for interpretation for a case not listed in the table.

 

To download: 

SANCO Doc 6621-99 rev 62 – REGULATION (EC) No 1107/2009 – SCOPE AND BORDERLINE ISSUES – May 2021

 

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EUROPE: Publication of a new ATP (adaptation to technical progress)

The 17th ATP (adaptation to technical progress) of the CLP (regulation (EC) No 1272/2008) was published on 28 May 2021 in the Official Journal of the European Union. It mainly takes into account the opinions of the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on the proposals issued between March and September 2019 to add, update or delete harmonised classification and labelling of some substances.

Thus, Part 3 of Annex VI of the CLP regulation has been amended with the addition of harmonised classification and labelling for 22 new substances, the modification for 41 substances and the deletion of one substance. Harmonised Acute Toxicity Estimates (ATE) values have also been included in this Annex.

This Regulation shall apply from 17 December 2022.

 

To download: 

COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2021/849 of 11 March 2021 amending, for the purposes of its adaptation to technical and scientific progress, Part 3 of Annex VI to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures

 

See also our previous articles: 

EUROPE: publication of the 12th ATP to CLP

 

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FRANCE: Update of the list of spray drift reduction equipment

The French list of spray drift reduction equipment was updated by DGAL/SDQSPV/2021-364 note of 17 May 2021. This note repeals the previous one DGAL/SDQSPV/2020-689 of 06 November 2020.

These equipments allow the reduction of the width of unsprayed buffer zones from water bodies, as well as the safety distances nearby residential areas. New equipments were added for vineyards, orchards and low crops. In addition, the conditions of use of  some equipments were specified.

 

To download:

DGAL/SDQSPV/2021-364 Note (in French)

 

Texts of reference:

Arrêté du 4 mai 2017 relatif à la mise sur le marché et à l’utilisation des produits visés à l’article L.253-1 du code rural modifié par l’arrêté du 27 décembre 2019 (in French)

 

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