The list that is made available on this site has been endorsed by the Ministries of VWSMinisterie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport (1) and EL&IEconomische Zaken, Landbouw en Innovatie (1) in December 2011 as the current default in the Netherlands. Adaptations of this list will first be discussed in the pesticide residue consultation group (2). Upon agreement in this group, the changes will be implemented in the list. It is therefore pivotal to always use the latest version from the RIVMRijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu website (

 (1) VWS: Public Health, Welfare and Sport; : Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation

(2) this group is formed by representatives from the Ministry of VWS, the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWANederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit), the Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (CtgbBoard for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides), the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Fresh Produce Centre (GroentenFruit Huis).