Winner Best Business Practice Excellence

On Friday 11 November 2016, Fingal Dublin Chamber of Commerce awarded Kerona Scientific Ltd Winner Best Business Practice Excellence Award in the Fingal Dublin Business Excellence & CSR Awards 2016. Susan Healy and Alex Querol, both members of our regulatory team accepted the award of behalf of Kerona Scientific. This award recognises Kerona Scientific, as a leader in our development and implementation of excellent business practices in customer service which we strive to deliver to all of our current and future  clients. This award also highlights our…

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Kerona Scientific – Business Excellence Finalist in 3 Award Categories

We are delighted to announce that Kerona Scientific Ltd has been short listed as a Finalist in 3 award categories in the Fingal Business Excellence & CSR Awards 2016. These award categories are: Best Business Practice Excellence Award This award will recognise any business, regardless of size, that can show how the development and implementation of excellent business practices in customer service, business development or management processes underpin the success and growth of the business. Best Small Business Excellence Award  This…

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Brexit and the BCPC Conference 2016, Brighton

Kerona Scientific Ltd represented by Dr Irene McGrath is attending the BCPC Conference today in a very sunny and picturesque Brighton, UK. The theme of the 2016 BCPC features what changes may affect the UK agricultural and regulatory environment following the decision of the British people to exit the EU as this decision has generated significant interest across the regulatory, scientific and food production community. This Congress offers a programme of presentations, Q&A sessions, panel discussions and a CRD workshop which…

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ECHA 4th Biocide Stakeholders Day Takeaways

Kerona Scientific Ltd. was delighted to be able to attend ECHA’s fourth Biocide Stakeholders’ Day held in Helsinki on the 1st of September.  The latest information on the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) was covered along with recent developments in the IT tools used in BPR application submissions.  Much work has been done in improving IUCLID 6 for BPR dossier preparation.  The Help function, which has proved to be very useful for REACH registrations will soon be available for BPR applications. …

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BCPC Conference 2016 – Brighton & Kerona Scientific

Kerona Scientific will attend the BCPC Congress in Brighton in October 2016 and will be happy to meet you before, during and after this event to discuss your requirements.  If you would like to schedule a meeting with Kerona Scientific, please ring 00353 (0) 1 849 5284 or email info@kerona.ie. This year’s Congress offers a programme of presentations, Q&A sessions, panel discussions and a CRD workshop (which has not announced yet) covering existing and future regulatory challenges.  Kerona Scientific are…

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Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR)

Kerona Scientific will attend the ECHA Biocides Stakeholders’ Day on Tuesday 1 September 2016 in Helsinki. This is the fourth Biocides Stakeholders’ Day  organised by ECHA.   This day provides all biocides stakeholders with current information on the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and the tools and resources available.   Susan Healy will represent Kerona Scientific during this event and will be happy to schedule meetings.  Please contact Susan by telephone on 00353 (0) 1 849 5284 or email info@kerona.ie. This day will focus…

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European Commission – Endocrine Disruptors – Plant Protection Products and Biocides

On 15 June 2016, the European Commission presented a package to the Council and to the European Parliament to adopt a science based approach to the identification of endocrine disruptors in both the biocides and pesticides areas. They also requested that these Offices endorse the WHO definition of endocrine disruptors. Endocrine disruptors are substances from both natural and chemical that can alter the functions of the hormonal system and consequently cause adverse effects on people or animals. The European Commission presented two draft…

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Company Name Change

    We are delighted to inform you that we are changing our name to Kerona Scientific Limited, to more accurately reflect our range of services. Our website is currently being updated to reflect our corporate name change and new regulatory team members. All our current contact details (email, phone, address, website) and banking details remain the same.  

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Our regulatory team is growing

We are delighted to welcome Louise Esmonde to our team at Kerona Scientific Ltd. Louise is finalising her Ph.D. in Earth and Natural Sciences from Trinity College Dublin (TCD). Her thesis assessed the tiered species toxicity of plant protection products on freshwater ecosystems, which allowed her to develop an in-depth knowledge of aquatic toxicity testing. Her primary degree was in Environmental Science. Louise has recently returned from Honduras where she acted as field supervisor to assist Dr. Daniel Kelly of…

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EU Commission publishes its Report on Sustainable Use of Biocides

Biocidal products, such as disinfectants, wood preservatives, insecticides, insect repellents or rodenticides, are a family of products intended to destroy or control harmful or unwanted organisms (such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, insects or vertebrate animals) that have detrimental effects on the environment, on animals, on humans, their activities or the products they use or produce. Biocidal products are used in a wide variety of ways by both industrial and professional users as well as by the general public. In 2012,…

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