Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides
The Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb) has the duty of taking decisions on the authorisation of pesticides; based on the 2007 Plant Protection Products and Biocides Act. The Board takes decisions on the authorisation of pesticides within the framework of the rules and legislation concerned. The Board is an independent administrative body. The general framework and supervision is provided by the Minister of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (Plant Protection Products) and the Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and Environment. Other departments involved are the Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sports, the Ministry for Social Services and Employment and the Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management.
There are different procedures, data requirements and authorisation criteria. These are depending on the type of plant protection product and which application is applied for.
In case of a minor use, limited data requirements and authorisation criteria might be applicable.
Further information can be found on the website of the Ctgb.