Treated seeds

Published 01.06.2015     Modified 01.06.2015

The placing on the market of treated seeds is described under Article 49 in regulation 1107/2009/EC. For placing treated seeds on the market in Norway, the plant protection product used in the seed treatment must be approved in at least one EU member state.

The actual seed treatment must be done in the member state where the plant protection product is authorised. The following labelling is required for treated seeds on the Norwegian market:

  • The name of the plant protection product used for the seed treatment.
  • The active substance in the plant protection product.
  • Standard safety phrases according to directive No 99/45/EC (will be replaced by regulation No 1272/2008 from the 1st of June 2015).
  • The risk reducing measures identified during the risk assessment of the plant protection product.
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