Specialist Areas

There are a number of additional work areas that the Pesticide Registration Division (PRD) and the Pesticide Control Divsion (PCD) are involved in.  These work areas are very diverse in nature but include such issues as pollinators, endocrine disruption and nanomaterials.  Please see the links below for full information on the different areas. 

Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use in Ireland

Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP)

Endocrine Disruption


Ozone Depleting Substances

Persistent, Bioaccumulative, Toxic (PBT) and very Persistent, very Bioaccumulative (vPvB)

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Prior Informed Consent (PIC)


The European Chemicals Agency Risk Assessment Committee (RAC)