Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 is the regulation on placing plant protection products on the market. It repealed Council Directives 79/117/EEC and 91/414/EEC on 14 June 2011. Its aim is to protect human health and the environment, to harmonise the placing of plant protection products on the market, and to improve agricultural production.
Article 59(1) in chapter V of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 on data protection and data sharing requires that protection shall apply to test and study reports concerningthe active substance, safener or synergist, adjuvants and the plant protection product, provided those tests were certified as compliant with principles of good laboratory practice (GLP).
Article 60(3) in chapter V of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 on the list of test and study reports requires that those lists shall include information on whether those test and study reports were certified as compliant with the principles of good laboratory practice.
Article 80(2) in chapter XI of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 refers to certain transitional measures.
Regulation (EU) No 544/2011 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 as regards the data requirements for active substances and Regulation (EU) No 545/2011 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 as regards the data requirements for plant protection products state that tests and analyses must be conducted in accordance with the principles laid down in Directive 2004/10/EC where testing is done to obtain data on the properties and/or safety with respect to human or animal health or the environment (Annex, introduction, point 2.1. for both Regulations).
The EU receiving authority for Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 is the European Food Safety Authority(EFSA).