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Comparative Assessments for Plant Protection Products

Plant protection products containing active substances approved as a candidate for substitution must undergo a comparative assessment as part of the registration process in European Union Member States. Enviresearch can assist in identifying the need for, and conducting, comparative assessments to support your product registrations.

 

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Enviresearch Foundation Day 2019

The Enviresearch Foundation Day was a great success. We hosted four schools, three students and three presenters. It was wonderful celebrating our achievements over the year. We were particularly excited to hear from some of the students who have benefited from our funding. Our three presenters and three demonstrators were a big hit and thoroughly engaged attendees of all ages.

This year we have funded four travel grants, four summer bursaries and nine community and school group trips. We are looking forward to another year of giving!  

 

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Gaining Technical Equivalence for your sources of pesticide active substances

As part of the approval process for active substances under the plant protection products regulation (Regulation (EU) No. 1107/2009) a ‘reference’ technical specification is set for the source of active substance technical material considered for the approval. The ‘source’ of an active substance is defined by its manufacturing site, whilst its technical specification defines the minimum purity of the active substance and the limit of significant and (eco)toxicologically relevant impurities present in the technical material.

 

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New Recruit

Enviresearch is delighted to announce that Emma Tilston has joined the team as an Environmental Fate Modeller and Risk Assessor. Emma's primary role will be to determine the behaviour of plant protection products in the environment, in line with EU and national guidelines.

 

We are hiring for an exciting new role!

Regulatory Science Manager

This key technical role will take responsibility for researching and developing new expert services; you will research and analyse regulatory science developments and trends, then identify and develop innovative technical solutions. You will lead the development of in-house regulatory science expertise and help to ensure that the company remains at the forefront of developments and expands its ability to deliver technical excellence.

 

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Enviresearch Consultants Publish New Paper

Enviresearch's James Garratt and Sabine Beulke have collaborated with Thomas Dowling, of King’s College London to publish a new paper. The paper discusses the spatial assessment of pesticide leaching risk to groundwater: sub‐national decision making and model output aggregation.

'This is the data age. We started this work because we felt that the way we assess pesticide risk to ground water was not keeping pace with our understanding of the world. The normal way to assess a risk is to provide a few predictions of pesticide concentrations in a few sites. If any of them are too high then the pesticide is considered ‘unsafe’ and the authorities may reject it for a whole country. We were trying to find a way to for authorities to say ‘You can’t use it everywhere, but it will be safe enough in some places.’

 

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34 Grainger Park Road
Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 8RY

Telephone: +44 (0)191 243 0687
Fax: +44 (0)191 222 3528
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