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Authorisation of a plant protection product and a generic product and an experimentation permit

  • Permit or other obligation
  • Nationwide
  • Public service

A substance or preparation intended as a plant protection product may only be placed on the market or used in Finland if it has been authorised as a plant protection product. The authorisation shall be subject to its active substance being authorised for use in the EU. Authorisation of a plant protection product is applied for from Tukes. A substance or preparation intended as a plant protection product that has not been authorised as a plant protection product may only be manufactured, stored or imported for research and experimental purposes or for export. Research and experimental activities require an authorisation from Tukes.

Do the following

Fill in the forms carefully and attach the necessary attachments. Authorisation applicants for plant protection products must use the concentrations produced by the soil concentration calculator in the risk assessment of soil organisms when submitting the material required for product authorisation to Tukes.

To whom and on what terms

The applicant shall have a permanent place of business in a Member State of the European Union. Non-compliance results in denied authorisation.

The authorisation of a plant protection product shall be subject to its active substance being authorised for use in the EU. The possessor of the plant protection product authorisation must report annually the quantities of plant protection products placed on the market in Finland to Tukes.

A fee is charged for the service.


Deadline

The authorisation must be obtained before the plant protection product is placed on the market/used.

Processing time

Depends on the application type.

Period of validity

Authorisation shall be granted for a maximum period of ten years.

Basic information

The service is provided byFinnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
Responsible for the serviceFinnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
Area Whole Finland
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish, English
Text edited by: Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
Updated: 8/20/2020