position papers

As an industry associations based in Brussels, IBMA works on several European regulations. Please see below the IBMA position papers.

This year Position Papers: 

IBMA Position on The importance of sales with advice for plant protection products

Previous Years:

IBMA Position on Natural Substances as Plant Protection Products

IBMA Position on Potential harmonisation of regulation of Invertebrate Biological Control Agents in the European Union

IBMA Position on Copper as a PPP

IBMA Position Paper on Revisions to the Directive for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides (SUD) – extensive version
IBMA Position Paper on Revisions to the Directive for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides (SUD) – 1 page

IBMA White Paper – NEW EU REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR BIOPROTECTION AGENTS
IBMA White Paper in French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish can be found here

IBMA Position Paper on Commission Regulation (EU) No 2017/1432 and low-risk status of semiochemical active substances and plant protection products

Position paper on the interpretation of ‘native’ in invertebrate biocontrol agent regulations

IBMA proposed approach to revise procedures via amendment or adaption of Regulation (EC) 1107/2009 for the EU approval of Low-risk Active Substances and authorisation and placing Low-risk Products on the market in EU Member States.

Constraints to Providing Biopesticides for the Farmer.

Incentives for Low-risk Active Substances.

Regulation of Invertebrate Biological Control Agents.