Spinosad in the product Conserve Grain Protector

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has before it an application from Dow AgroSciences Australia Limited, to register the new product Conserve Grain Protector for the post-harvest control of the lesser grain borer in stored cereal grains. The product is a suspension concentrate containing 120 g/L of spinosad. The application requires the establishment of new maximum residue limits (MRLs) for cereal grains and rice hulls, and also for animal commodities. A MRL of 1 mg/kg for cereal grain is recommended in relation to this application. 

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