Proposed approval of guar gum on the list of Active Constituents Not Requiring Evaluation

This consultation closed on 5 November 2013.
Consultation period: 
8 October 2013 to 5 November 2013

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is to add guar gum to the list of Active Constituents Not Requiring Evaluation. Guar gum has been evaluated and has met the criteria under Section 14A of the Agvet Code. It is intended to be listed as a modifier of viscosity with the identifier M(v).

We invite comment from 8 October 2013 to 5 November 2013 on whether the application 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 15 of Gazette No. 20 – 8 October 2013.

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

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

Email: pesticides@apvma.gov.au
Fax: +61 2 6210 4840

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