Proposed registration of Brevis Fruit Thinner containing the new active constituent metamitron

This consultation closed on 17 July 2018

Consultation period

19 June 2018 to 17 July 2018

The APVMA is considering an application for the approval of registration of the product Brevis Fruit Thinner, containing a new active constituent metamitron at 150 g/kg in a water soluble granular (SG) formulation. The product is intended for commercial use for fruit thinning in apples.  

We invite comment from 19 June 2018 to 17 July 2018 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 Brevis Fruit Thinner.

For more information see page 43 of Gazette No. 12 from June 2018

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


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