Anticoagulant rodenticides chemical review

In progress

Click on the tabs for more information about the status of each phase in the review process. For more information about how each phase is conducted, please read about the reconsideration process.

Work plan

Work plan

Click on the tabs for more information about the status of each phase in the review process. For more information about how each phase is conducted, please read about the reconsideration process.

Chemicals

  • First and second generation anticoagulant rodenticides
1. Nomination

1. Nomination

Phase status

Completed

Anticoagulant rodenticides; warfarin, coumatetralyl, diphacinone, brodifacoum, bromadiolone, difenacoum, difethialone, and flocoumafen, were nominated for review and prioritised for consideration on the basis of public health, worker safety and environmental safety.

2. Prioritisation

2. Prioritisation

Phase status

Completed
3. Scoping and work plan

3. Scoping and work plan

Phase status

Completed
4. Notice of reconsideration

4. Notice of reconsideration

Phase status

Completed

Notice of the reconsideration of anticoagulant rodenticides under section 32(1) of the Agvet Code was sent to affected holders of product registrations and label approvals, and active constituent approvals on 2 November 2021. Notice of the reconsideration was also published in the APVMA Gazette of 2 November 2021 and included details on how to submit information to be considered as part of the reconsideration.

The period for submission of information to be assessed under this reconsideration closed on 2 February 2022.

The reconsideration is now in the assessment phase.

5. Assessment

5. Assessment

Phase status

In Progress

The statutory period for assessments to be completed is 26 months.

When the component risk assessments have been completed, the proposed regulatory decisions will be drafted.

6. Proposed regulatory decision

6. Proposed regulatory decision

Phase status

Forecasted
7. Consultation

7. Consultation

Phase status

Forecasted

A statutory period of 3 months for public consultation will follow publication of the proposed regulatory decision.

8. Regulatory decision

8. Regulatory decision

Phase status

Forecasted

Following the close of the public consultation period on the proposed regulatory decision, and consideration of submissions received, the final regulatory decision will be published.

Publication of the final regulatory decision is expected in August 2025.

9. Implementation

9. Implementation

Phase status

Forecasted

The implementation period will begin on the date the final regulatory decision is made.

Publication archive

Publication Archive

Type Title Publication date
Public consultation Submissions received in response to 2020 public consultation 2 November 2021
Work plan

Rodenticides reconsideration work plan

2 November 2021
Gazette Notice of reconsideration 2 November 2021
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