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Technical Guidelines for the implementation of the International Code of Conduct on Pesticide management

 

These guidelines serve to provide further guidance on the implementation of specific aspects of the Code of Conduct and are aimed at governments, pesticide industry and other stakeholders. They are developed by the FAO/WHO Joint Meeting on Pesticide Management (JMPM).

All available guidelines are listed below.

Certain guidelines that are becoming outdated are marked with the symbol.

Outdated guidelines that are being revised by the JMPM are marked with the symbol


Legislation 

  • Guidelines for legislation on the control of pesticides [1989] - English, Russian 

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Policy 

 


Registration

  • Guidelines for the Registration of Pesticides [2010] - EnglishFrenchSpanish, Russian, Arabic

  • Guidelines on data requirements for the registration of pesticides [2013] - English

  • Guidelines on efficacy evaluation for the registration of plant protection products [2006] - ArabicEnglish

  • Guidelines on good labelling practice for pesticides [1995]English 

  • Revised guidelines on environmental criteria for the registration of pesticides [1989] - English

  • Guidelines on the registration of biological pest control agents [1988]English 

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Compliance and Enforcement

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Distribution and Sales

  • Guidelines on Pesticide Advertising [2010] English, French, Spanish

  • Provisional guidelines on tender procedures for the procurement of pesticides [1994]English

  • Guidelines for retail distribution of pesticides with particular reference to storage and handling at the point of supply to users in developing countries [1988]English 

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Use

  • Guidelines on good practice for aerial application of pesticides [2001]EnglishFrenchSpanish

  • Guidelines for personal protection when working with pesticides in tropical climates [1990]English

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Application Equipment

  • Guidelines on procedures for the registration certification and testing of new pesticide application equipment [2001] - EnglishFrench, Spanish

  • Guidelines on minimum requirements for agricultural pesticide application equipment, vol. 1 [2001] - English, French, Spanish

  • Guidelines on minimum requirements for agricultural pesticide application equipment, vol. 2 [2001]English, French, Spanish

  • Guidelines on minimum requirements for agricultural pesticide application equipment, vol. 3 [2002]English, French, Spanish

  • Guidelines on minimum requirements for agricultural pesticide application equipment, vol. 4 [2004]English

  • Guidelines on standards for agricultural pesticide application equipment and related test procedures, vol. 1 [2001]English, FrenchSpanish

  • Guidelines on standards for agricultural pesticide application equipment and related test procedures, vol. 2 [2001]EnglishFrenchSpanish

  • Guidelines on organization and operation of training schemes and certification procedures for operators of pesticide application equipment [2001]English, French, Spanish

  • Guidelines on the Organization of Schemes for Testing and Certification of Agricultural Pesticide Sprayers in Use [2001]  - English

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Prevention & disposal of obsolete stocks

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Post registration surveillance

  • Guidelines on Prevention and Management of Pesticide Resistance [2012] - English , French, Spanish, Arabic
  • Guidelines on developing a reporting system for health and environmental incidents resulting from exposure to pesticides [2009] - English, French, Spanish

  • Guidelines on post-registration surveillance and other activities in the field of pesticides [1988]English

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Monitoring and observance of the Code of Conduct

  • Guidelines on monitoring and observance of the revised version of the Code [2006]English, French, Spanish

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Core Themes