Proposed approval of a new active constituent metazachlor and registration of the product Butisan Herbicide

This consultation closed on 10 January 2017.
Consultation period: 
13 December 2016 to 10 January 2017

The APVMA is considering an application for the approval of a new active constituent metazachlor and registration of the product Butisan Herbicide, containing the new active constituent metazachlor at 500 g/L, as a suspension concentrate. The product is to be registered for pre-emergent control of annual ryegrass, wild oats and wireweed in canola.

We invite comment from 13 December 2016 to 10 January 2017 on whether approval of the active and registration of the product should be granted.

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

  • occupational health and safety
  • public health
  • chemistry and manufacture
  • residues in food
  • environmental safety
  • trade
  • efficacy and target crop safety

Download the public release summary on the evaluation of the constituent metazachlor in the product Butisan Herbicide.

For more information see page 23 of Gazette No. 25 from 13 December 2016.

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

Case Management and Administration Unit
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
PO Box 6182
Kingston ACT 2604
Phone: +61 2 6210 4701
Fax: +61 2 6210 4721

Email: enquiries@apvma.gov.au

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