Proposed registration of the new active bistrifluron in the product Xterm™ Defence Against Termites

This consultation closed on 9 May 2013.
Consultation period: 
9 April 2013 to 9 May 2013

The APVMA is considering an application for the registration of the new active bistrifluron in the product Xterm™ Defence Against Termites (APVMA product number 64601).

The Public Release Summary outlines a brief overview of the assessment that has been conducted by the APVMA and the specialist advice received from its advising agencies.

Comment is sought from interested stakeholders on the information contained within this document.

Download the Public Release Summary for Xterm Defence associated with the new active constituent bistrifluron.

For more information, see page 21 of Gazette No.7 - 9 April 2013.

Making a submission

The APVMA invites any person to submit a relevant written submission as to whether the application for registration of Xterm™ Defence Against Termites should be granted. Submissions should relate only to matters that the APVMA is required, by legislation, to take into account in deciding whether to grant the application. These matters include aspects of:

  • the toxicology of both the active constituent and product
  • occupational exposure aspects
  • environmental fate, toxicity, potential exposure and hazard
  • efficacy and target crop or animal safety.

Submissions should state the grounds on which they are based. Comments received that address issues outside the relevant matters cannot be considered by the APVMA.

Submissions must be received by the APVMA by close of business on 9 May 2013 and be directed to the contact listed below. All submissions to the APVMA will be acknowledged in writing via email or by post.

When making a submission please include:

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

All personal information, and confidential information judged by the APVMA to be confidential commercial information contained in submissions will be treated confidentially.

Written submissions on the APVMA's proposal to grant the application for registration that relate to the grounds for registration should be emailed to: pesticides@apvma.gov.au.

We prefer emailed submissions. However, hardcopy submissions (or files on digital media) can be sent to:

Contact Officer
Pesticides Program 
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
PO Box 6182
Kingston ACT 2604

Further information

For further information please contact:

Phone: 02 6210 4748
Email: pesticides@apvma.gov.au

See more information on public release summaries.

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