Regulatory Framework

BPR (Biocides Products Regulation – 258/2012)
2009/128/EC Directive establishing a framework for community action to achieve the sustainable use of pesticides
Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
REACH (1907/2006/EC)

Links to related projects

LIFE ANTARES (LIFE08 ENV/IT/435) Alternative Non-Testing methods assessed for REACH Substances
LIFE CALEIDOS (LIFE11 ENV/IT/295) Chemical Assessment according to Legislation Enhancing the In silico Documentation and Safe use
LIFE PROSIL (LIFE12 ENV/IT/154) Promoting the use of in silico methods in industry
DEMETRA (QLK5-CT-2002-00691) Development of Environmental Modules for Evaluation of Toxicity of pesticide Residues in Agriculture. Implementation period 2003-2006 No longer available

Additional relevant links

Relevant information in relation to the implementation of the BPRRelevant platforms on modelling tools
ECHA Website providing guidelines to understand the BPR
Website by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality: information provided on biocidal products and BPR implementation at national level
Relevant platforms on modelling tools
VEGA Free software to sustain the correct use of in silico / QSAR models and support the evaluation of the chemical safety
OECD QSAR Toolbox The Toolbox is a software application to identify and fill (eco)toxicological data gaps for chemicals hazard assessment.