Registration process

Prior to submission of your application, you need to contact the evaluating competent authority (eCA) you wish to evaluate your application. Their written agreement to evaluate the application must be included in the application.

Your application must be submitted through ECHA’s information system R4BP and refer to a dossier in IUCLID. On the ECHA website the process of dossier submission and the evaluation process are described in detail. More information can also be found on the ECHA website in the Working procedure for active substance approval.


Timelines for of applications for active substance approval are described in the BPR Art. 7 and 8 and explained on the ECHA website for both submission and evaluation.