Experimental Use Permit and Evaluation of Product Efficacy for Organic Bio-control Agents Products


Any OBCA product, imported or locally produced, intended for registration in BAFS shall be tested for efficacy under local conditions. An EUP is applied in BAFS before any efficacy trial for OBCA product is conducted to generate the data required for registration. Only data generated from approved experiments conducted by BAFS Certified Researchers shall be accepted.


Office or Division:

Organic Agriculture Division (OAD)

Classification:

Highly Technical

Type of Transaction:

G2B—Government to Business Entity

Who may avail:

Organic Bio-control Agents (OBCA) Producers

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

WHERE TO SECURE

1. Application Form (1 original or electronic copy)

OAD Registration Section

2. Efficacy Trial Protocol (ETP) prepared and signed by a BAFS Certified OBCA Researcher (1 original and 1 electronic copy)

*The applicant is required to accomplish the efficacy trial protocol matrix form provided by BAFS.

BAFS Certified OBCA Researcher

3. Product Profile, including list of raw materials used and production process, with authorized name and signature (1 original)

*not required for label expansion application unless there were changes

Client

4. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) or any product technical information (1 certified true copy)

*not required for label expansion application unless there were changes

Client

Client Steps

Agency Action

Fees to be Paid

Maximum Processing Time

Person Responsible

1. Submit requirements to the OAD- Registration Section

*application must be submitted at least 1 month before conducting the actual trial

1. Review and assess the veracity of submitted requirements

None

2 Hours

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

1.1 Issue Acknowledgement Receipt Form with the assigned application tracking number

1 Hour

2. Evaluate the efficacy trial protocol; review the Compliance Report; and endorse to BAFS Director for approval

None

10 Days

Division Chief
OAD

2. Receive the EUP from OAD - Registration Section and sign the Terms and Conditions

3. Issue the EUP upon signing of BAFS Director

None

1 Hour

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

3. Conduct Efficacy Trial through the commissioned BAFS Certified OBCA Researcher

4. Conduct field visits for compliance assessment

None

N/A
(dependent on the trial duration as applied by the applicant)

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

4. Submit Efficacy Trial Terminal Report to OAD-Registration Section

5. Receive and record on the application tracking system

None

1 Hour

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

6. Evaluate efficacy trial terminal report, and endorse to BAFS Director for the issuance of Notice of Product Efficacy Evaluation

None

12 Days

Division Chief
OAD

5. Receive the Notice of Product Efficacy Evaluation Result from OAD - Registration Section

7. Issue the Notice of Product Efficacy Evaluation Result upon signing of BAFS Director

None

N/A
1 Hour

Section Chief
OAD-Registration Section

TOTAL:

None

22 Days, 6 Hours(Exclusive of Trial Duration)

EUP and Evaluation of Product Efficacy for OBCA Products qualified for multi-stage processing.