EU Standing Committee PAFF took note of four GDs

Following the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed Section Phytopharmaceuticals – Legislation held on 25th-26th January 2021, four documents have been adopted, three of them have already been published

-Draft update of Guidance on emergency authorisations according
to Article 53

-Guidance document on zonal evaluation and mutual recognition under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 (SANCO/13169/2010 rev. 11) – available here

-Working Document on the procedure for application of basic substances to be approved in compliance with Article 23 of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 (SANCO/10363/2012)
pesticides_ppp_app-proc_guide_doss_swd-10363-2012.pdf (

-Draft GD on time dependent sorption of pesticides in soil (aged sorption for groundwater leaching) available here