About the approval and registration process

The diagram below depicts the process involved in approving an active constituent or label and registration or variation of an agricultural or veterinary chemical product.

  After being lodged the application will undergo preliminary assessment and either move through to evaluation or be refused. At any time after preliminary assessment the application may be altered with the applicants consent. The application is then evaluated against the statutory criteria, which may involve clarification of the information provided or re-categorisation. If the statutory criteria are met, the application is granted; if not, the application is refused. The applicant may withdraw their application at any time prior to the application being determined.

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