Public Release Summary on bromoxynil butyrate in the product Maya Herbicide

This consultation closed on 4 May 2021

Consultation period

6 April 2021 to 4 May 2021

Please note: The conclusion on acute dietary exposure (page 13) was updated on 13 April 2021.

The APVMA is considering an application for approval of the new active constituent bromoxynil butyrate and registration of the product Maya Herbicide, containing 402 g/L bromoxynil (385.5 g/L as bromoxynil butyrate ester, 9.7 g/L as bromoxynil octanoate and 6.8 g/L as bromoxynil phenol), as a suspension concentrate formulation. The product is intended for the post-emergent spray or as a post-sowing pre-emergence (PSPE) spray for the control of broadleaf weeds in bulb onions.

We invite comment from 6 April 2021 to 4 May 2021 on whether approval of the active constituent 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 Maya Herbicide.

For more information see page 20, APVMA Gazette No 7. 6 April 2021.

Please note: Submissions will be published on the APVMA’s website, unless you have asked for the submission to remain confidential (see public submission coversheet).

Please lodge your submission with a public submission 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:


Executive Director, Registration Management
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
GPO Box 3262
Sydney NSW 2001

Submissions received

The APVMA sought comments from interested stakeholders on bromoxynil butyrate in the product Maya Herbicide, in a consultation that closed on 4 May 2021.

No submissions were received. We have finalised registration of the product.

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