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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
115516
Status
Published
Date of creation
2020-04-16 09:17 UTC (jnjagi@biosafetykenya.go.ke)
Date of publication
2020-04-16 10:19 UTC (mutui@biosafetykenya.go.ke)

General information
Country
  • Kenya
Name of the Competent National Authority
Pest Control Products Board
Coordinates
Coordinates
Pest Control Products Board
Nairobi
Kenya
Phone:(+254) (20) (8021846/7/8)
Fax:(+254) (20) 8021865
Email:pcpboard@todays.co.ke
Url:Pest Control Products Board
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Advises the National Biosafety Authority during the review of Pest control products of GM nature (microorganisms, microbials and biochemicals).
  • The Agency submits monitoring reports on GMOs released to the environment.
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
Pest Control Products Board is an agency that regulates the importation and exportation, manufacture, registration, distribution and use of pest control products through:

• Regulation of microorganisms for use directly or as active agents in pest control products.
• Regulation of microbials for use directly or as active agents in pest control products.
• Regulation of biochemicals used directly or as active ingredients or in pest control products.
• Monitoring of pest control products in the market
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Animals
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Plants
  • Viruses
Additional contact information
Contact person
Mr Peter Opiyo
Managing director
Management
Pest Control Products Board (PCPB)
P.O.Box 13794-00800, Waiyaki Way, Nairobi.
Email: pcpboard@todays.co.ke or md@pcpb.or.ke
Nairobi, Nairobi
Kenya, 00800
Phone:(+254)020 8021846/7/8
Fax:(+254)020 8021865
Email:pcpboard@todays.co.ke,md@pcpb.or.ke
Url:http://www.pcpb.or.ke