NOPCE Participating Country Pesticide Authorities


Australia    Austria    Brazil    Canada    Czech Republic    Germany    Ireland    Korea    The Netherlands

 New Zealand    UK    US    EC




AustraliaAustralian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority


Austria - Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety


Brazil - Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply  (available in Portuguese only)


Canada - Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Health Canada
Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is responsible for regulating pest control products manufactured, imported into, sold or used in Canada and for ensuring that pesticides can be used safely, are effective and have value without causing unreasonable adverse effects to human health or the environment. The Pest Control Products Act (PCPA) and Regulations govern the regulation and registration of pesticides in Canada. PMRA enforces compliance with the PCPA by developing and implementing an annual National Pesticide Compliance Program.

PMRA accomplishes this role, in collaboration with a network of Health Canada regional offices including inspectors across the country, and in cooperation with provincial and territorial governments and other federal departments and agencies. A PMRA compliance laboratory provides analytical support services to compliance monitoring and investigation activities.

Czech Republic - State Phytosanitary Administration

With effect from the 1st January 2014, the State Phytosanitary Administration merges with the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture.


Germany - Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, State Ministry of Economy/Transport/Innovation


Ireland - Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine


Korea - National Academy of Agriculture Science


The Netherlands Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority


New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, the Ministry of Fisheries and the New Zealand Food Safety Authority have merged to form the Ministry for Primary Industries.


United Kingdom - Compliance Team Chemicals Regulation Directorate Health and Safety Executive


United States - Environmental Protection Agency


European Commission - Director General Health and Consumers Sector F.4.2 Pesticides and Import Controls


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