Defra Q & A Advice on Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020

Defra has published a Questions and Answers guide to help plant protection product (PPP's) users understand the Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020.

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Defra has published this handy Questions and Answers Guide to explain who, what and why is affected by the Official Controls (Plant Protection Products) Regulations 2020 and who must register.  

Who must register?

You must register as a business, organisation or sole trader that uses professional PPPs and any adjuvants in Great Britain (England, Scotland or Wales).

You need to register if you:

  • use professional PPPs and any adjuvants as part of your work
  • have professional PPPs and any adjuvants applied by a third party as part of your work in agriculture, horticulture, amenities or forestry

You do not need to register if you use amateur PPPs, such as in your garden.

 

The deadline for registering is 22 June 2022.