Legislation on pesticides is extensive, with many requirements for the professional user, importer or distributor. Regulations follow EU legislation and guidelines and ensure that the impact of pesticides on the environment and on human health is kept to a minimum.
NEWS: DKK 19 mill. for research in pesticides and biocidesThe Danish Environmental Protection Agency is distributing a pool of funding to assist in reducing use and loads of pesticides and biocides. The 2014 pool is open for applications until 16 December 2013.
Legislation on pesticides is extensive, with many requirements for the professional user of pesticides.
Annual statistics are produced on the sales of pesticides in Denmark. These include, for example, statistics on sales to farmers.
You can apply for a grant, either for research into plant protection substances, or for the application for approval and authorisation of alternative pesticides.
Find authorised pesticides
The "Authorised Pesticides" overview covers products that have been authorised and whose labels have been approved.
NewsletterThe Danish EPA issues a newsletter regarding recent developments on pesticides.
Denmark has banned herbicides containing bifenox after finding levels in groundwater exceeded safety limits.Read more