The Laboratory Services Directorate within the Standards and Metrology Institute of MCCAA offers testing facilities for pesticide application equipment to Professional Users of Plant Protection Products according to the requirements of Legal Notice 489 of 2011 on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulations (under the Pesticides Control Act).
Submit the application form and send it with the due payment to address below.
The MCCAA will acknowledge the receipt of the application form and payment to applicant.
The MCCAA will contact the applicant to set an appointment to test the equipment. Clear instructions on how, where and when to bring the equipment to the testing facilities will be given.
On the agreed date and time, the applicant shall bring the equipment for testing. The equipment brought for testing must be in good, clean and safe working conditions for testing. If not, the equipment will be rejected for testing.
Inspection follows a prescribed procedure to cover all aspects described in Schedule II of S.L. 430.08 of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulations (under the Pesticides Control Act).
At the end of the testing, a pass or fail report/certificate is issued to the applicant and a unique sticker is affixed to the equipment that has passed the testing requirements.
Equipment that failed testing would require a new application against another fee for re-testing.
A payment fee of €15.00 (VAT included) per equipment has to be submitted with each application form.
Payments can be made by cheque addressed to the MCCAA, or can be made by bank transfer as follows:
Bank name: Bank of Valletta
IBAN number: MT14VALL22013000000040019986609
Swift code: VALLMTMT
Application forms has to be sent to the following address together with the due payment fee to the following address: