Irish Agricultural Supply Industry Standards

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IASIS Members

Our History

IASIS is an independent company originally set up in 1993 jointly by

  • APHA (Animal and Plant Health Association) who represent the manufacturers of plant protection and biocide products along with animal veterinary medicines
  • FARM (Federation of Agrochemical Retail Merchants)who represent the retailers of plant protection, biocide and animal veterinary products selling them to farmers and other professional users.

IASIS was run by a Management Committee representing the two founding organisations along with representatives from Teagasc, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) who were represented by the Pesticide Registration and Control Divisions (PRCD) of the DAFM, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and the Professional Agricultural Contractors of Ireland (PAC).

In 2009 the IASIS Management Committee was strengthened by the addition of representatives of the Agricultural Science Association (ASA) and the Agricultural Consultants Association (ACA).

Since 2017, the 3 trade associations representing the biocides industry (Irish Pest Control Association (IPCA), British Pest Control Association (BPCA) & National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA)), have become members of the Management Committee.

In 2020 the Hardware Association of Ireland became members of the Management Committee.

The Board of IASIS comprises a chairman - Paddy Browne and three Directors - John Keogh, APHA, Fintan Conway, FARM and Bernard Hannon, IPCA.

IASIS CLG. formerly known as BASIS (Registration ROI) is a company limited by guarantee - Registration number 202978