Post BREXIT regulatory challenges for those supplying Plant Protection Products to the GB market

Time & Location

Thursday: 13.30 to 13.45, Stage 1


Murray SmedleyManaging Director, Barkwith Associates Limited

About this presentation

A concise overview of the principles and processes for the assessment & control of Plant Protection Products which was adopted in full as a GB Statutory Instrument on 1st January 2021. The presentation will also show the connectivity between PPP and other chemical regulations. Topics covered will include: Current challenges facing those placing such products on the GB market today. Emerging challenges – as GB & EU Regulatory processes diverge GB PPPR – how could this differ to EU PPPR? Mutual Recognition – an option under BREXIT?

Speaker Bio:

After a number of positions involving laboratory testing and field studies for agricultural products, Murray founded Barkwith Associates, an independent regulatory affairs consultancy, in May 2002. Now celebrating their 20th Anniversary, Barkwith continues to provide regulatory and compliance support to a wide range of clients in the UK, EU and worldwide. A team of 12 specialists offer expert advice and strategy to Companies placing Plant Protection and Biocidal products onto the market in the UK & EU. They also provide CLP SDS authoring and REACH dossier preparation. Murray is an active Member of a number of chemical associations, including BACS and RSC.