ABNT Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas (Brazilian National Standards Organization)
AFNOR Association Française de Normalisation (French national organization for standardization)
APVMA Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
BAD Biological Assessment Dossier
CEB Commission des Essais Biologiques (French Commission for Biological Testing)
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CIPAC Collaborative International Pesticides Analytical Council
CRO Contract Research Organization
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung (German Institute for Standardization)
dRR draft Registration Report
ECOTOX Ecotoxicity
EEC/CE European Economic Community/European Community
EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
EPPO European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization
EU European Union
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
FID Flame Ionization Detector
GC Gas Chromatography
GEP Good Experimental Practice
GLP Good Laboratory Practice
HPLC High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
IBAMA Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis
(Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources)
IR Infrared
ISO International Organization for Standardization
LC Liquid Chromatography
MS Mass Spectrometry
NBR Norma Brasileña Reglamentaria (Brazilian Regulatory Standard)
NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OPPTS Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances
PPP Plant Protection Product
PSD Pesticides Safety Directorate
QA Quality Assurance
QAU Quality Assurance Unit
RMS Rapporteur Member State
ROI Return On Investment
SANCO Direction générale de la Santé et des Consommateurs
(Directorate-General for Health and Consumers)
SENASA Servicio Naacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria
(Argentinean National Food Safety and Quality Service)
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
TOX Toxicity
UV Ultraviolet
zRMS zonal Rapporteur Member State