• Risk assessment of pesticides has been given higher priority in recent years. Reform of Chinese pesticide regulations has seen increasing restrictions/prohibition place on many pesticides. In terms of the money an enterprise must spend during registration, registering a pesticide for use onMore...

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  • On February 8nd 2017, the State Council passed the draft of revised Regulation on Pesticide Administration. We forecast the new Regulation on Pesticide Administration will be issued in April or May, 2017. New management measures will come into effect, including Pesticide Production License,More...

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  • Pesticides are wildly used in agricultural production in China. The use of pesticides affects the environment significantly. Pesticides are introduced to the aquatic ecosystem in a variety of ways such as, leaching, evaporation and precipitation cycles, surface runoff etc. Chinese manufacturersMore...

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  • A double digit decrease in exportation figures and a muted performance from China’s domestic market have reduced the profits of Chinese agrochemical producers; The full chain agronomic services offered by multinationals and domestic distributors have forced the traditional middleman out of theMore...

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  • Biostimulant includes diverse substances and microorganisms that are utilized for plant enhancement or stimulate natural processes to benefit nutrient uptake, nutrient efficiency, tolerance to abiotic stress, and/or crop quality apart from its “nutrient content”. Although the term “biostimulant”More...

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  • As a preliminary and essential step in registering a pesticide finished product in China, the applicant should obtain the field trial approval from the MoA. Efficacy and residue studies can be then performed in accordance with full registration requirements. The MoA Order 10 “Data Requirement onMore...

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  • It has been more than 2 years since Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR, Regulation (EU) 528/2012) applied on 1st September 2013. In 2016, legal deadlines of several articles are approaching, including the notification of 'in situ generated' biocidal active substances, treated article and UnionMore...

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  • The US is the world’s agricultural superpower and therefore takes the safe use of pesticides and supervision & administration of pesticides registration very seriously. It set up EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) in 1970 to safeguard the environment and human health. EPA isMore...

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  • Although Indonesia is one of the world’s major agricultural countries, in terms of its domestic capacities it lacks many of the basic agricultural inputs particularly in its indigenous pesticide industry. Indonesia’s pesticide industry is highly dependent on importation. In 2012 Indonesia’sMore...

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  • The GLP principle was initially proposed by the US FDA, to ensure the accuracy, reliability and the traceability of test data. The US EPA subsequently implemented the GLP rules within its registration management of pesticide and chemicals. In 1978, the Organization for Economic Co-operation andMore...

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