European Crop Care Association

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Lobbying Costs

10,000€ - 24,999€

Financial year: Jul 2021 - Jun 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Crop Care Association   (ECCA)

    EU Transparency Register

    059443622722-41 First registered on 18 Jul 2016

    Goals / Remit

    The associations goals are:
    - to inform its members about legislation and regulation in the EU and its Member States affecting their business;
    - to research into common solutions of any legal, financial, scientific and technical issues caused by community or national legislation or regulation, with the intention to improve or develop the members' economic activities;
    - to represent its members in all occurring situations towards the European Institutions and Memberstates;
    - to be the single point of contact of its members for regulatory authorities at any level with regartd to the placing on the market of substances and products;
    - to organise meetings between its members, and/or with regulatory authorities, to distribute information, to develop, draft and distribute proposals on possible solutions for common problems to regulatory authorities, and to legally represent its members.

    Main EU files targeted

    Regulation 1107/2009 on the placing on the market of plant protection products, and all related files, such as:
    - Uniform Principles,
    - Labelling Requirements,
    - Data requirements for substances and products,
    - Basic substances,
    - Low Risk substances,
    - Candidates for substitution and Comparative Assessment,
    - Approval Criteria,
    - conditions and restrictions,
    - Endocrine Disruptors,
    - Developmental Neurotoxicity and Immunotoxicity,
    - Zonal Authorisations and worksharing,
    - Mutual Recognition of authorisations,
    - Harmonisation of Memberstate specific requirements,
    - Renewal of approvals and authorisations,
    - coformulants and adjuvants,
    - safeners and synergists,
    - Dossier formatting,
    - Data Protection,
    - Procedural and Technical Guidance covering the provisions of the Regulation

    Regulation 396/2005 on maximum residu levels of pesticides in food and feed;

    Directive 2009/128 on the sustainable use of pesticides;

    Directive 2009/127 on machinery for pesticide application;

    Regulation 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP Regulation);

    Regulation 1907/2006 , REACH Regulation

    Regulation 649/2012 on import/export of dangerous chemicals, the PIC-Regulation;

    Regulation 178/2002 Foodlaw;

    Legislation on:
    - Intellectual Property,
    - Public Access to information (incl. so-called Aarhus Regulation),
    - pesticides allowed in organic agriculture
    - fertilisers and biostimulants
    - soil and water policy


    Head Office
    Ridderstraat 14 Rue des Chevaliers
    Brussels 1050
    EU Office
    Ridderstraat 14 Rue des Chevaliers
    Brussels 1050


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    The ECCA Secretariat consists of a secretary (0.3 fte), a Technical Director (0.3 fte), and a Regulatory Director (0.4 fte)

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    ECCA is a founding member of AgroCare, the global Association that represents the generic agrochemical industry.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jul 2021 - Jun 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    10,000€ - 24,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    10,000€ - 24,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Group on Sustainability of Food Systems#E03832# #Member #C#Industry#Animal Health Advisory Comittee#Commission's expert group on implementation of the Rotterdam Convention on international trade in certain dangerous chemicals#E00483# #Observer #C#Industry, Academia/Research#Advisory Group on the Food Chain and Animal and Plant Health#E00860# #Observer #C#Industry#Working Group on Plant Health

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    member of EFSA Stakeholder Platform

  • Meetings


    None declared

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