Trade Advice Notice on APIVAR 500 mg Bee Hive Strips For Honey Bees for use in honey bee hives

This consultation closed on 28 February 2021.
Consultation period: 
15 December 2020 to 28 February 2021

The end date for this consultation has been extended to 28 February 2021

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) invites comment on the proposed use of amitraz in the product APIVAR 500 mg Bee Hive Strips For Honey Bees for use in honey bee hives.

We invite written comment from 15 December 2020 to 28 February 2021 on the trade implications of this proposal.

The APVMA is able to consider comments relating to the legislative grounds for the assessment, which are the trade implications of the use of the product. The Trade Advice Notice provides a summary of the APVMA's residue and trade assessment.

Please note: Submissions will be published on the APVMA’s website, unless you have asked for the submission to remain confidential, or if the APVMA chooses at its discretion not to publish any submissions received (refer to the public consultation coversheet).

Please lodge your submission using the public consultation coversheet, which provides options for how your submission will be published.

Note that all APVMA documents are subject to the access provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and may be required to be released under that Act should a request for access be made.

Please send your written submission and coversheet by email or post to:

Email: enquiries@apvma.gov.au

Post:

Executive Director, Risk Assessment Capability
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
GPO Box 3262
Sydney NSW 2001

Submissions received

The APVMA sought comments from interested stakeholders on the proposed use of APIVAR 500 mg Bee Hive Strips For Honey Bees for use in honey bee hives, in a consultation that closed on 28 February 2021.

A total of 4 submissions were received from industry groups. Two industry groups did not provide consent to publish their submissions.

A copy of the published submissions is available on our website.

Consultation feedback

The APVMA is currently considering all submissions received as part of this consultation.

To protect your privacy, please do not include contact information in your feedback. If you would like a response, please contact us.