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29 Nov 2021 - 2 Dec 2021

Benoit Planques
Global regulatory management at Italpollina


▪ Responsible for the placing on the market worldwide: National registrations, labelling…
▪ Responsible for the organic farming certification (OMRI, ECOCERT, FiBL, BCS, Bioland, JAS …)
▪ Responsible for REACH, CLP and ABP regulations and the redaction of MSDS,

Interprofessional responsibilities
▪ Chairman of European standardisation committee (CEN/TC 455) about Plant biostimulants since 2017, with the support of AFNOR
▪ Chairman of French standardisation committee (BN FERTI) about Plant biostimulants since 2017
▪ Chairman of French standardisation committee (BN FERTI) about fertilizers and growing media (2006-2015), for Designations, Specification and Labelling and vice-chairman since 2016
▪ Standardisation’s expert (AFNOR, CEN/TC260 WG 8 and CEN/TC 223, ISO/TC134 WG2) since 1998,
▪ European Regulator’s expert (European Commission – Fertilizers Working Group) since 2011,
▪ Member on the board of AFAIA (association of French producers for Growing Media, Fertilizers and Biostimulants) since 2011 and Chairman since June 2014,
▪ Member on technical committees (AFAIA, EBIC - European Biostimulants Industry Council, ECOFI – European Consortium of Organic based Fertilizers Industry, BPIA-BIC),
▪ Chairman of EBIC Regulatory committee from 2015 - 2017
▪ Chairman of EBIC Standardization committee since 2017
▪ Chairman of Institut de l'Economie Circulaire WG on Circular agricultural and agro-food systems since 2017

Agenda Sessions

  • How the Standardization Can Support the Global Market of Biostimulants?