ECHA meeting to explain new biocide rules
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is to hold its first biocides stakeholders’ day on June 25th in Helsinki, Finland. The event is in preparation for the new EU biocidal products Regulation (528/2012), which covers the registration of non-crop pesticides and will be implemented from September 1st ( Agrow No 646, p 13). The event aims to help companies understand their roles and the available resources to assist them in meeting their obligations. It is free of charge and details can be found on the ECHA’s website at: http://echa.europa.eu.