Example - Type 12, 15, 17 and 18 - Item 14 (Ag) - Scenario 1

Scenario 1: Addition of a new pest within the same crop

Objective

An application is made to extend an insecticide product currently registered to control redlegged earth mite in silverbeet to include a claim for the control of two-spotted mite in silverbeet. The application method, timing and frequency are the same.

 

Crop

Insect

Rate

Critical use comments/restraints

Existing use pattern

Silverbeet

Red legged earth mite

140 or 300 mL per ha

Use higher rate for severe infestations. Headlands and vegetation surrounding the crop may also need to be treated.

Proposed use pattern

Silverbeet

Red legged earth mite

 

Two-spotted mite

140 or 300 mL per ha

Use higher rate for severe infestations. Headlands and vegetation surrounding the crop may also need to be treated.

Application type

This application is considered under a technical variation (Item 14) as evidence is needed to demonstrate the product will continue to meet the safety (section 5A), efficacy (section 5B) and trade (section 5C) criteria when used to control two-spotted mites.

The following table examines each assessment module and provides an explanation of what modular assessments, levels, timeframe and associated fees are likely to apply to this extension. Modules 1, 11 and 12 are mandatory modules for this application.

Module type

Module level

Timeframe

Fee

1: Preliminary assessment

1.0

Up to 1 month

$902

2: Chemistry

No assessment required as the product is currently registered and there are no changes to the product formulation or packaging.

3: Toxicology

No assessment required as the product is currently registered and relevant health standards are already established.

4: Toxicology—Poison scheduling

No assessment required as the product is currently registered and relevant scheduling is established.

5: Residues and trade

No assessment required as the target crop and application rate proposed is the same as the registered uses and there is no change to the WHPs.

6: Work health and safety

No assessment required as the product is currently registered and the proposed rate, method and timing of application is the same.

7: Environment

No assessment required as the product is currently registered and the proposed rate, method and timing of application is the same.

8: Efficacy and safety

Assessment of efficacy will be necessary for extension to a new pest in silverbeet. Target crop safety has already been established for this product in silverbeet and the rate of application is not changing.

8.2

4 months

$1 950

9: Non-food trade

No assessment required as silverbeet is not a non-food traded commodity.

10: Special data

No assessment required as neither the product nor the crop contain any GMOs.

11: Finalisation

11.2

2 months

$3 090

12: Data protection

12.0

N/A

$460

Total

 

6 months

$6 402

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