Public Release Summary on the evaluation of iodomethane in the product MIPIC 990 Soil Fumigant

This consultation closed on 4 October 2022

Consultation period

6 September 2022 to 4 October 2022

The APVMA is considering an application for approval of a new source of the existing active constituent iodomethane and registration of the product MIPIC 990 Soil Fumigant, containing 990 g/kg iodomethane, as a liquid (LD) formulation. The product is intended for the control of weed seeds, nematodes and soil-borne diseases prior to planting strawberry runners.

We invite comment from 6 September 2022 to 4 October 2022 on whether registration of the product should be granted.

The APVMA is able to consider comments relating to the legislative grounds, including:

  • occupational health and safety
  • public health
  • chemistry and manufacture
  • residues in food
  • environmental safety
  • trade
  • efficacy and target crop safety.

Download the Public Release Summary on the evaluation of MIPIC 990 Soil Fumigant.

For more information see page 28, APVMA Gazette No. 18, 6 September 2022

Please note: submissions will be published on the APVMA's website, unless you have asked for the submission to remain confidential, or if the APVMA chooses at its discretion not to publish any submissions received (refer to the public consultation coversheet).

Please lodge your submission using the public consultation 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.

Please send your written submission and coversheet by email or post to:



Case Management and Administration Unit
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
GPO Box 3262
Sydney NSW 2001

Submissions received

The APVMA sought comments from interested stakeholders on the evaluation of iodomethane in the product MIPIC 990 Soil Fumigant, in a consultation that closed on 4 October 2022.

Six 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 finalised registration of the product.

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