Office of the Registrar of Pesticide (ORP)

 

        

  

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 Dr. J.A. Sumith
 Registrar of Pesticides
    0094-81-2388135
    0094-77-2363824
 mail2me.sumith@yahoo.com 

Mandate

The main function of this office is enforcement of the Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980, it's amendments and regulations. The Act provides provisions to control, import, packing, labeling, storage, formulation, transport, sale and use of pesticides through registration of individual products. The entire spectrum of pesticidal products, such as those used in agriculture, public health, domestic, industrial and veterinary etc. are coming under the purview of the Act. The office of the Registrar of Pesticides has the national responsibility to ensure that only the high quality pesticides those are least hazardous to human health and enviroment enter the market in Sri Lanka.
 
Focus
Major focus areas in implementation:
Health and environmental impacts
Quality of pesticide
Fate of the chemical in the environment
Bio-efficacy under local conditions
Product labels and advertisements
Conformation to FAO and WHO standards, protocols and code of conduct
Awareness/Training
Legal action on violation of the law

Direction:

From Colombo.
After Peradeniya in the Colombo - Kandy main road, pass the Royal Botanical Gardens. The office is located opposite the Peradeniya Police Station.

Contact Information
Registrar of Pesticides
1056, Getambe,
P.O.Box 49, Peradeniya 20400
Sri Lanka.
Tel.: (94) 81 2388135/ (94) 81 2388076    Fax: (94) 81 2388135
e-mail: pest@slt.lk / rop@doa.gov.lk  

Quick Links

How to Obtain Registration of Pesticides...||How to Obtain Approval for Pesticide Marketing||Bio Pesticides Guidelines


Online Forms

Checklist for Evaluation of Bio-pesticides of Foreign Origin

      Services offered by the Office of the Registrar of Pesticides Qries
     

 Our Main Divisions

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Dr. J. A. Sumith

Registrar of Pesticides
0094-81-2388135
0094-77-2363824
mail2me.sumith@yahoo.com

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Mrs.J.P. Marasinghe

Principal Scientist (Toxicology)
0094-71-8480675
jeevanimarasinghe@gmail.com

Field Monitoring & Legal Support Division

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Mr. S. N. L. Rathnaweera

Deputy Registrar of Pesticides
0094-71-4157611
ratnaweerarop@yahoo.com
  Mr. M. H. W.Gunawardana
Agriculture Instructor
0094-71-4962499
wijayasiri2000@gmail.com
  Mr. M. T. M. Wasleem
Technical Assistant
0094-75-7296982
wasleemtaj1988@gmail.com
   

Compliance Monitoring & Safety Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Mrs. P. W. Y. Lakshani
Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)
0094-71-4400653
jayayoshil@yahoo.com
 

           

Registration & Import Control Division (Domestic & Industrial )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs.H. A. R. P. Vilasini
Assistant Director of Agriculture (Development)
0094-71-8030845
rangikavilasini@yahoo.com
  Mr. B. P. C. Sampath
Programme Assistant(Agriculture)
0094-77-6674378
bpcsampath@yahoo.com
  Mrs. E. M. G. Rajapakshe
Development Officer
0094-71-8392445
  Mrs. R. M. D. K. Ranatunga
Agriculture Instructor
0094-71-3957154
       

Registration & Import Control Division (Agricultural Pesticides)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs. U. S. K. Abesinghe
Assistant Director of Agriculture (Research)
0094-71-8545996
upendraskabeysinghe@yahoo.com
  Ms. E.M.G.J.P. Dehideniya
Agriculture Instructor
0094-70-2789698
  Ms. J. P. C. Jayasighe
Agriculture Instructor
0094-71-4789131
       

Label & Advertisement Evaluation Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. M. U. Hathurusinghe
Assistant Director of Agriculture (Development)
0094-71-4242032
mohanhathurusinghe@yahoo.com

  Mr. D. M. Ranaweera
Agriculture Monitoring Officer
0094-77-6403194
  Mrs. A. M. Disna Ranjani
Agriculture Instructor
0094-71-7852411
       

Admin Division

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs. W. R. M. M. G. Rathnayake
Chief Management Service Officer
0094-71-7799664
  Mrs. K. A. H. H. Koswatta
Management Service Officer
0094-71-8107069
  Mrs. K. M. T. B. K. Rathnayake
Management Service Officer
0094-71-6190438
  Mr. A. G. C. D. N. Chamara
Management Service Officer
0094-71-8019902
  Mrs. H. M. I. Herath
Management Service Officer
0094-77-4947688
  Ms. B. M. Karunarathne
Information & Communication Technology Assistant
0094-70-1111131
  Mrs. R. C. J. Rajapaksha
Development Officer
0094-71-7799547
  Ms. R. P. I. Sadamali
Development Officer
0094-71-7200453
  Mrs. A. M. T. N. Abeykoon
Development Officer
0094-71-3720850










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  •       Farmers awareness programme on safe and effective use of agropesticides (2021-03-30)
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  •       Empty pesticides container field collection campaigns held at Baticalo district on 2020-08-24 & 25 
  Circulars
RP/03/2021
  • Matters to be Referred to be Determined by the Pesticide Technical and Advisory Committee
  En  
RP/AUO/01/2021
  • Storage, Transport and Distribution of Illegal Pesticides within the Country by Parcel Courier Services- An Act of Violation of the Control of Pesticides Act No.33 of 1980
  En  
RP/PCS/02/2021
  • Maintenance of Stock Records & Details of Marketing on All Restricted Pesticides
  En  
චක්‍රලේඛ/ආර්.ඕ. පී./පී.සී. එස්./2021/1
  • අධි අවදානම් ඩෙංගු වාහක මදුරුවන් බෝවීම පාලනය කිරීමේ දී ලියාපදිංචි පළිබෝධ පාලන ආයතන සතු කාර්යවභාරය
සිං    
 
  • Carcinogenic Metabolites in Buprofezin
  En  
RP/PCS/01/2021
  • Disinfection/ Hygienic Services as Regular Pest Control Activity under the Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980
  En  
RP/2021/Biocides
  • Essential Information on Biocides
  En  
RP/2021/Cont-PET/1
  • Banning of PET/PVC Containers for Pesticide Packaging
  En  
RP/2021-3
  • Strength of the Quality Assurance of Agricultural Pesticide Formulation
  En  
RP/2021/GL-RE-REG
  • Re-registration of MCPA 60% (DMA) SL
  En  
RP/2021/lProEva/0l
  • Review of Pesticide Registration Applications
  En  
 
  • Profenophos 50% EC Import Quota for the Year 2021
  En  
RP/2020/SU/1
  • Re-evalution of Field Performance of Sulfonylurea Herbicides (Affected by Circular No. RP/2017/SU/1 dated 28.07.2018)
  En  
RP/2020/Label/Add-1 (Corrigendum)  
  • Pesticide Labeling Requirements Concerning Honey Bee Toxicity - Chlorantraniliprole & its formulations
  En  
RP/2020/Label/Add-1  
  • Pesticide Labeling Requirements Concerning Honey Bee Toxicity
  En  
RP/2020/10
  • Quality Assurance of Pesticides – Assessment of Toxicologically – relevant Impurities of Long-term Health Risks
  En  
RP/2020/GL
  • Review Status of Scrutiny of Registration Files for Re-registration of Pesticides
  En  
RP/AUO/2020-1
  • පළිබෝධනාශක අලෙවි යාන්ත්‍රණය ක්‍රමවත් කිරීම: ඉදිරි ක්‍රියාකාරකම් සම්බන්ධයෙන් ගනු ලැබ ඇති තීරණ සහ නිර්දේශ ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරීම
සිං    
 
  • පළිබෝධනාශක අලෙවි කිරීම සඳහා අලෙවි සහතික නිකුත් කිරීම - 1980 අංක 33 දරණ පළිබෝධනාශක පාලනය කිරීමේ පනත (ඇමණුම)
සිං    
RP/2020/REG/01
  • Circular - Proposed Rule for Extension of Import Approvals
  En  
RP/AUO/2019-3
  • Circular on Sample Submission Procedure on Illegal Pesticides
සිං  
RP/2019/Label/Add-l
  • Pesticide Labeling Circular 2019
    • Introducing a New System of Pesticide Labeling on Mode-of-Action
  En En  
RP/2019/GL
  • Circular on Pesticide Re-registration June 2019
  En  
AUO/Advisory 2019/01
  • කෘෂිකාර්මික නිෂ්පාදනවල අවශිෂිඨ පාලනය කිරීම
සිං    
RP/2019-02
  • Strict Adherence of Product License Conditions: Import of Pesticides Registered under the Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980
  En  
RP/AUO/2019-2
  • පළිබෝධනාශක අලෙවි යාන්ත්‍රණය ක්‍රමවත් කිරීම : ඉදිරි ක්‍රියාකාරකම් සම්බන්ධයෙන් ගනු ලැබ ඇති තීරණ සහ නිර්දේශ ක්‍රියාත්මක කිරිම
සිං  
RP/2019/GL/01
  • Registration of Pesticides: Technical Materials (TC) and Technical Concentrates (TK)
  En  
ROP/PCSI/Saf/02/2019
  • Risk Mitigation on Rodenticides: Use of Tamper-resistant Baiting Stations
  En  
RP/AUO/2019-1
  • ග්ලයිෆොසේට් සහ ග්ලූෆොසේට් සහ ග්ලූෆොසිනේට් ඇමෝනියම් සක්රීuය සංඝටක වශයෙන් ඇති පූර්ණ වල්නාශක භාවිතයේ වර්තමාන තත්ත්වය හා ඉදිරි ක්රිනයාමාර්ග
සිං    
RP/PCS/2018/03
  • Record Keeping & Reporting of Information on Purchasing & Use of Restricted Pesticides
  En  
RP/2018/11-2
  • Quality Assurance of MCPA (60% SL) & Diazinon (5% GR & 50%EC) Products
  En  
RP/2018/11
  • Quality Assurance of Chorothalonil/ Mancozeb/ Propineb Products
  En  
 
  • චක්‍රලේඛය - අධි අවදානම් ඩෙංගු වාහක මදුරුවන් බෝවීම පාලනය කිරීමේ දී ලියාපදිංචි පළිබෝධ පාලන ආයතන සතු කාර්යභාරය
චක්‍රලේඛ/ආර්.ඕ.පී/පී.සී.එස්/2018/2
චක්‍රලේඛ I (චක්‍රලේඛ/ආර්.ඕ.පී/පී.සී.එස්/2018/2)
සිං
චක්‍රලේඛ/ආර්.ඕ.පී/පී.සී.එස්/2018/2-1
            චක්‍රලේඛ II (චක්‍රලේඛ/ආර්.ඕ.පී/පී.සී.එස්/2018/2-1)
සිං
RP/2018/10
  • Bulk Sale of Pesticides for End Users
  En  
RP/2018-03-STD
  • Submission of Analytical Standards of Registered Pesticides
  En  
RP/2018/Sup-REG/01
  • Proposed Rules Guidelines for Supplemental Pesticides and "Me-too" Pesticide Registrants
  En  
RP/2018/Dis/01
  • Guidelines for Registration of Household and All-purpose Disinfectants under the Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980 (Provisional)
  En  
චක්‍රලේඛ/ආර්.ඕ.පී/පී.සී.එස්/2017/1
  • චක්‍රලේඛය - මහජන සෞඛ්‍ය හා මහජන පීඩා සම්බන්ධ පළිබෝධ පාලනය සඳහා රසායන ධූමකරණය සහ සීමාකරන ලද පළිබෝධනාශක භාවිතය
සිං    
RP/IV/C1
  • Request of Upgrading the Scope of Analysis in order Complement Authorized Pesticides in Sri Lanka
  En  
RP/2017-02
  • Company Authorization on Quality, Health and Environmental Safety
  En  
RP/2017-01
  • Submission of Quality Certificates (QC) for Obtaining Import Permits
  En  
RP/VIII/A1(Amendment)
  • Submission of pesticide samples for quality assurance program
  En  
RP/VIII/A1
  • Submission of Filling & Registration Fee to the Office of the Registrar of Pesticides: Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980
  En  
PPE/Saf/04/2016
  • Stewardship Initiatives and Mandatory Requirement for Personal Protective Equipment in Sri Lanka
  En  
RP/05/2016
  • Submission of pesticides samples for quality assurance programme
  En  
RP/2016-01
  • Submission of pesticides samples for quality assurance programme
  En  
RP/2015-02
  • Submission of pesticides samples for quality assurance programme
  En  
 
Internal Letters
  • Post Handling of Analytical Samples for Court Actions
   En  
  • දුරකථන ඇමතුම් සඳහා පිළිතුරු ලබා දීම
 සිං    
  • ත්‍යාග භාර ගැනීම
 සිං    
  • රාජකාරී වගකීම හා වගවීම
 සිං    
    Acts
31/2011 2011-06-23
  • Control of Pesticides
සිං En
06/1994 1994-04-08
  • Control of Pesticides (Amendment)
සිං En
33/1980 1980-08-05
  • Control of Pesticides
සිං En
  Regulations
2239/44
  • Pesticide Technical & Advisory Committee Rules – Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 of 1980
සිං En
2091/13
  • Modify every licence issued in respect of pesticides containing Glyphosate
සිං En
2088/57
  • Notify the Order under Control of Pesticides Act, that Glyphosate as restricted pesticides.
සිං En
2079/37
  • Notify the order to rescind that published in Gaz. Ex. No. 1937/35 of 23.10.2015 on the advice of the Pesticides Technical & Advisory Committee
සිං En
2023/34
  • Regulations made under the Control of Pesticides Act, control of Pesticides Regulations (Time Limits) of 01 of 2017
සිං En
1999/33
  • Order made to cancel every licence issued in respect of Pesticides containing the active ingredients namely Carbofuran, Carbaryl and Chlorpyriphos.
සිං En
1994/71
  • Order made to declare the Lists of approved General Pesticides, Domestic Pesticides and Restricted Pesticides
සිං En
1937/35
  • Order to cancel every licence issued in respect of pesticides containing the active ingredient Glyphosate
සිං En
1894/04
  • Order to prohibit use or sale the pesticides containing Glyphosate etc. in the Districts of Anuradhapura etc.
සිං En
1870/63
  • Substitution for the Regulations made under the control of Pesticides Act. No. 33 of 1980
සිං En
1854/47
  • Order to Declare that every licence issued in respect of pesticides of containing the active ingredients such as alachlor etc. shall be cancelled
සිං En
1720/34
  • Control Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980 Appointment of Dr. Nimal Kumarasinghe & other 4 Persons to the Pesticides Technical & Advisory Committee for a period of 3 years w.e.f. 05.07.2011
සිං En
1655/07
  • Control of Pesticides (Pest Control Service) Regulations No.1 of 2010
සිං En
1716/23
  • Amendment to the control of Pesticide Regulations (Sales & Supply) No. 1 of 1999 published in the Gaz. Ex. No. 1113/15 of 05.01.2000
සිං En
1113/15
  • Regulations made by the minister of agriculture and land under section 26 of the control of pesticides act no 33 of 1980, as amended by the act, No. 06 of 1994
සිං En

Regulations – Drafts

  • Control of Pesticides Act. No. 33 of 1980 - Order under Section 4
  සිං En
  • Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 of 1980 - Order under Section 11
  සිං  En  
  • Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980 - Order under Section 11 (Government Notification - draft)
  සිං En
  • Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980 - Order under Section 11 (Cyromazine revoke - draft)
  සිං En
  • Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 OF 1980 Order under Section 11 (Glyphosate revision - draft)
  සිං En
  • Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 OF 1980 - Order under Section 11(MCPA 40% regulation - draft)
  සිං En
  • Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 OF 1980 - Order under Section 9 (New registered pesticides - draft)
  සිං En
  • Control of Pesticides Act, No. 33 OF 1980 - Order under Section 11 (Xylene Regulation - draft)
  සිං En
Notices
  • Calling Proposals for Identification of Suitable Entrepreneurs for Importation and Marketing of Bio-pesticides
සිං En  
  • Conductance of Disinfection and Hygienic Services to the Public
සිං En  
  • Illegal Pest Controller
  En  
  • Facilitation and Streamlining of Bio-pesticide Products Promotional Program
සිං En
  • Illegal pesticides on sale in Nuwara-Eliya Area
සිං    
  • STARPRIME (Acephate 75% SP) සහ MALATHION 25% WP යන නම්වලින් සඳහන් නීතිවිරෝධී නිෂ්පාදන බෙදා හැරීම හා අලෙවි කිරීම
සිං    
  • Public Awareness on Disinfectant Regulation(Paper Notice)
සිං En
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides - Jumbo Mancozeb
සිං    
  • සිපෙට්කෝ ග්ලයිෆොසේට් නමින් ග්ලයිෆොසේට් වල්නාශක නිෂ්පාදනයක් ඇසුරුම් කර බෙදා හැරීම හා අලෙවි කිරීම
සිං    
  • Mr. Radiator COOLANT නමින් ග්ලයිෆොසේ‍ට් වල්නාශක නිෂ්පාදනයක් ඇසුරුම් කර බෙදා හැරීම හා අලෙවි කිරීම
සිං  
  • Profenophos 50% EC Import Quota for the Year 2021
  En  
  • Carbofuran 3% GR නමින් කාබොෆියුරාන් 3% අඩංගු යැයි සඳහන් නීතිවිරෝධී නිෂ්පාදනයක් බෙදා හැරීම හා අලෙවි කිරීම
සිං  
  • සී./ ස. බී. ඒ. එස්. එෆ්. (ලංකා) පුද්. සමාගම නමින් බැසමිඩ් කැට (ඩැසොමෙට් 98% ජී. ආර්) සහ ෆින්කෙම් කාබොෆියුරාන් (කාබොෆියුරාන් 3% කැට) නීෂ්පාදන අනුකරණය කරමින් ව්යා ජ නිෂ්පාදන බෙදා හැරීම හා අලෙවි කිරීම.
සිං  
  • New Ruling on Appropriate Container Sizes for Weedicides/ Herbicides
  En  
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides -ZORO Abamectin
සිං    
  • Mosquito Control in Construction sites (Letter by Construction Industry Development Authority)
  En  
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides - Monocrotophos
සිං  
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides - Acetamiprid 20% SP
සිං  
  • Exemption letter Pest Control Service
සිං    
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides - MONZAN/G K-40
සිං    
  • චෑම්ප් කොපර් හයිඩ්‍රොක්සයිඩ් 57.6% ඩබ්. ඩී. ජී. දීලීරනාශකයේ අලෙවිය සම්බන්ධවයි.
සිං    
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides - Champ Copper
සිං    
  • Public Notice on Sale of Illegal Pesticides - Glyphosate (ANU 71 & D-Era)
සිං    
  • Pesticide Application Information Note (2020/01)
සිං    
  • Illegal Conductance of Pest Control Services in the Country as against the Control of Pesticides Act No. 33 of 1980
  En  
  • Illegal Conductance of Pest Control Services in the country
  En  
Lists Guidelines Applications
How to Obtain Registration of Pesticides... Pesticides Company Registration (Application - RP/RC-General 01)
Pesticides Company Registration Guidelines Application for New Registration of pesticides
Approval of Advertisements on Pesticides Application for Pesticide Re-registration (New- RP/RE-REG/ General/ 01)
Pest Management Recommendations Application for Importation of pesticides
Guidelines for Change in Source of Pesticides Application for suitability for the registration of mosquito coil/mat
Pesticide Label Guide (December 2010) Application for experimental use of Pesticides. (to be furnished by Researcher) - RP-02B
 

Guideline for Registration of Agro-Pesticides

Application for Pest Control Service Licence (RP/PCS/ General/ 01)
Committee Recommendation on Registration of Biopesticides Application for Renewal of Pest Control Service License (RP/PCS/ General/ 02)
   Pesticide Label Guide (December 2010) Summary Sheet for Data Submission for the Pesticides Subcommittees (RP-2C)
බලයලත් නිළධාරීන් සඳහා වූ මාර්ගෝපදේශ සංග්‍රහය Application for third party registration (New - RP/03)
නඩු කටයුතු පැවරීම හා නඩු කටයුතු මෙහෙය වීමේ නිළධාරීන් සඳහා වූ මාර්ගෝපදේශ සංග්‍රහය Application for experimental use of Pesticides (RP-02A )
How to Obtain Approval for Pesticide Marketing Check list - Agro Pesticides
Bio Pesticides Guidelines Check list - Household Pesticides
  Maintenance of Stock Record & Details of Marketing on All Restricted Pesticides Check List for the Registration Package
    Summary Sheet for Data Submission for the Pesticides Subcommittees (DPHS/IPS)
    Data Submission for the Agro Pesticides Subcommittee
    Form a application for experimental use of pesticides company
    Form b application for experimental use of pesticides researcher
Performance Reports
  • Performance Reports 2020
   En  
  • Performance Reports 2019
   En  
  • Performance Reports 2018
සිං En
  • Performance Reports 2017
සිං En
  • Performance Reports 2016
  En