This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Clear guidance needed on registration of industrial biocides exported to India

in India

Trade barrier summary

Regulatory compliance implemented by the Central Insecticides Board (CIB) in India, for UK biocides exporters apply to use in pesticides for agriculture and for use as preservatives in paints and adhesives.

In June 2018, registration guidelines for these products were published after consultation. The regulations are currently being updated, and would take around a year to implement thereafter. In the interim, standard import permits continue to be granted.

Sectors affected

  • Chemicals



Date reported

3 June 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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