Proposed approval of fluensulfone active constituent

This consultation closed on 9 September 2014

Consultation period

12 August 2014 to 9 September 2014

The APVMA is considering an application to approve the new active constituent, fluensulfone.

Fluensulfone is a nematicide. It will be used to control root-knot nematodes in selected vegetable crops including cucumbers, melons, cantaloupes, tomatoes, capsicum, okra, and eggplant.

We invite comment from 12 August 2014 to 9 September 2014 on whether the application for approval of the active constituent should be granted.

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

  • occupational health and safety
  • safety and first aid
  • chemistry and manufacture
  • residues
  • environmental fate and toxicity
  • trade
  • efficacy.

For more information, see page 19 of Gazette No. 16 – 12 August 2014.

Please send your written submission by email, post or fax to:

Chemistry Manager
Pesticides Program 
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
PO Box 6182
Kingston ACT 2604

Fax: +61 2 6210 4721

For enquiries, please call +61 2 6210 4701.

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