Procymidone proposed regulatory decision

This consultation closed on 9 August 2022

Consultation period

9 May 2022 to 9 August 2022

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) invites written submissions on the proposed regulatory decision and the draft statement of reasons in relation to the reconsideration of procymidone, which were published in a Special Gazette on 9 May 2022.

The APVMA is able to consider submissions in relation to the statutory criteria that must be satisfied in order for the APVMA to affirm the procymidone approvals and registrations. These are:

  • safety, including:
    • occupational health and safety
    • public health
    • environmental safety
  • efficacy and target crop safety
  • trade, including residues in food
  • labelling, including adequacy of instructions for use on the label.

All submissions related to these matters will be considered by the APVMA prior to finalisation of the reconsideration and publication of the final regulatory decision.

When making your submission:

  • clearly identify the issue and state your point of view
  • give reasons for your comments, supporting them, if possible, with relevant scientific information and indicating the source of the information you have used.

Please structure your comments in a numbered form, referring each point to the relevant section in the Draft Statement of Reasons or Procymidone Review Technical Report.

Electronic submissions to the APVMA are preferred.

When making a submission please include:

  • contact name
  • company or group name (if relevant)
  • postal address
  • email address
  • the date you made the submission.

Please note: Submissions will be published on the APVMA website unless you have asked for the submission to remain confidential (see public submission coversheet).

Please lodge your submission with a public submission coversheet, which provides options for how your submission will be published.

Note that all APVMA documents are subject to the access provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and may be required to be released under that Act should a request for access be made.

Note that all submissions received are subject to legislative requirements, including the Freedom of Information Act 1982, the Privacy Act 1988 and the Agvet Code.

The closing date for submissions is 9 August 2022.

Submissions or requests for further information can be sent to:


Chemical Review
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
GPO Box 3262
Sydney NSW 2001

Telephone: +61 2 6770 2400

Submissions received

The APVMA sought comments from interested stakeholders on the proposed regulatory decision and the draft statement of reasons in relation to the reconsideration of procymidone, in a consultation that closed on 9 August 2022.

3 submissions were received from industry groups.

A copy of the published submissions (where consent to publish was provided) is available on our website.

Consultation feedback

We have completed our review of the submissions and published our final regulatory decision for the reconsideration of procymidone.

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