Proposed registration of a new product containing the active constituent metofluthrin

This consultation closed on 12 February 2013

Consultation period

15 January 2013 to 12 February 2013

The APVMA is considering an application for the registration of a product containing active constituent metofluthrin. The product is Off! Clip-On Mosquito Repellent. The product is for use as a personal insect repellent.

Invitation for submissions

We invite comment from 15 January 2013 to 12 February 2013 on whether the application for registration/approval should be granted.

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

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

Submissions should state the grounds on which they are based. Comments received outside these grounds cannot be considered by the APVMA.

For more information, see page 15 of Gazette No. 1 - 15 January 2013.

Relevant comments will be taken into account by the APVMA in deciding whether the product should be registered and in determining appropriate conditions of registration and product labelling.

When making a submission please include:

  • Contact name
  • Company or Group name (if relevant)
  • Email or postal address
  • The date you made the submission.

Written submissions on the APVMA's proposal to grant the application for registration that relate to the grounds for registration should be emailed to

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

Pesticides coordinator
Pesticide Registration
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
PO Box 6182
Kingston ACT 2604

For enquiries
Phone: +61 2 6210 4700
Fax: +61 2 6210 4776

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