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Information Updates Index for 2007

All updates have been removed since no longer relevant. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: Information Updates Index 2007.

List of Information Updates for 2007

Information Update 33/2007

Conference on the registration of amateur plant protection products following inclusion on Annex I

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This Update announces that PSD will be holding a workshop session on the registration of amateur plant protection products which will be held at our offices in York on 13th February 2008. This course will build upon our experiences to date, drawing upon the latest developments within the EU and UK.

Date issued: 27/11/2007

Information Update 32/2007

Conference on the latest developments in the registration of plant protection products in Europe

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This Update announces that PSD will be holding a one-day conference looking at the latest developments in the EU plant protection products registration system. It will be held at the Marriott Hotel, York on Thursday 6th March 2008.

Date issued: 27/11/2007

Information Update 31/2007

Defra Consultation on The Future of the Pesticides Safety Directorate

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Defra is holding a consultation on the future of the Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD).

Date issued: 19/11/2007

Information Update 30/2007

Consumer Risk Assessment Training Day

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A limited number of places are still available for the one-day interactive training event on consumer risk assessment. This will be held at PSD’s offices in York on Tuesday 11th December 2007. The event will be targeted at technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and submission of data to PSD.

Date issued: 06/11/2007

Information Update 29/2007

Environmental fate & behaviour training workshop – compilation of environmental fate and behaviour submissions for product approvals

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PSD will be holding a training day on the compilation of environmental fate and behaviour submissions. This will be held at our offices in York on January 29th 2008 . The full one-day course will provide an introduction to the preparation of an environmental fate submission for product approvals under the Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) and for product authorisations under the Plant Protection Products Regulations (PPPR).

Date issued 06/11/2007

Information Update 28/2007

Defra v John Rawlings: Correction and Apology

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This update corrects the information originally published under Information Update 18/07 and includes an apology to Mr Rawlings.

Date issued 05/11/2007

Information Update 27/2007

Conference on The Registration of Amateur Plant Protection Products Following Inclusion on Annex I

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The Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD) will be holding two identical workshop sessions on the registration of amateur plant protection products. These will be held at our offices in York on 13 February and 20 February 2008. This course will build upon our experiences to date, drawing upon the latest developments within the EU and UK .

Date issued 09/10/2007

Information Update 26/2007

Conference on the latest developments in the registration of plant protection products in Europe

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The Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD) will be holding a one-day conference looking at the latest developments in the EU plant protection products registration system. It will be held at the Marriott Hotel, York on Thursday 6th March 2008.

Date issued 09/10/2007

Information Update 25/2007

Changes to classification and labelling of pesticides

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This update provides information about the changes to classification and labelling of pesticides.

Date issued 11/10/2007

Information Update 24/2007

Biological Assessment Dossier Training

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PSD will be holding two separate Biological Assessment Dossier Training days at our office in York on Thursday 6 December and Thursday 13 December 2007. The aim of the course is to enable attendees to minimise the costs of data generation, maximise the potential to use existing data and to extrapolate from these, and know how best to summarise and present the information to ensure an efficient evaluation by PSD.

Date issued 27/09/2007

Information Update 23/2007

Consumer Risk Assessment Training Day

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PSD will be holding a one-day interactive training event on consumer risk assessment. This will be held at PSD’s office in York on Tuesday 11 December 2007. The event will be targeted at technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and submission of data to PSD.

Date issued 27/09/2007

Information Update 22/2007

Last Call for Responses to the Consultation on a Revised and Updated Draft National Strategy

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This page is an information update regarding the consultation exercise on the National Pesticides Strategy that comes to a close on 1st October 2007.

Date issued 06/09/2007

Information Update 21/2007

This Update has been archived

Upgraded UK/EC MRL database

This update gave details of the upgraded UK/EC MRL database.

Date issued 04/09/2007

Information Update 20/2007

Glasgow Conference - Thursday 18 October 2007

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This update announces the Glasgow Conference to be held on Thursday 18 October 2007.

Date issued 04/09/2007

Information Update 19/2007

Defra v John Rawlings: Correction and Re-issue of Information Update 15/2007

Withdrawn

Date issued: 30/08/2007

Information Update 18/2007

Amenity Weed Control conference on Wednesday 3rd October 2007

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The Amenity Forum and the Pesticide Safety Directorate are organising an Amenity Weed Control conference on Wednesday 3rd October 2007. This will take place at the The Food and Environment Research Agency, York, UK. The cost per delegate will be £70 which includes lunch and refreshments.

Date issued 23/08/2007

Information Update 17/2007

Bespoke Training for Individual Organisations

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Bespoke Training for Individual Organisations.

Date issued: 02/07/2007

Information Update 16/2007

Letter to Judge Onions

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Following the recent case of Defra v John Rawlings at Shrewsbury Crown Court, His Honour Judge Onions requested a report from Defra’s Pesticides Safety Directorate on the lessons the Directorate may have learnt as a result of this case.

Date issued: 19/07/2007

Information Update 15/2007 [Re-issued]

Defra v John Rawlings

Withdrawn

This Information Update was corrected and re-issued as set-out in Information Update 19/07.

Re-issue date: 30/08/2007
Original issue date: 19/07/07

Information Update 14/2007

Environmental Fate and Behaviour Assessment Training Day

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A limited number of places are still available for two identical training sessions on Wednesday 4th July and Thursday 5th July.

Date issued: 19/06/2007

Information Update 13/2007

Additional Consumer Risk Assessment Day - 21 June 2007

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The Consumer Risk Assessment Day on 19th June is fully subscribed. Due to a high demand for places we will run an identical course on Thursday 21st June. The event will be held at PSD’s office in York and will be targeted at technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and submission of data to PSD.

Date issued: 15/05/2007

Information Update 12/2007

Consumer Risk Assessment Training Day - 19 June 2007

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A limited number of places are available for the one-day interactive training event on consumer risk assessment. This will be held at PSD’s offices in York on Tuesday 19 June 2007. The event will be targeted at technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and submission of data to PSD.

Date issued: 24/04/2007

Information Update 11/2007

Conference on the registration of products - Post Inclusion on Annex 1 (including Re-registration & Mutual Recognition)

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Places are still available for the one-day conference on the registration of plant protection products following inclusion of the active substance on Annex I of Directive 91/414/EC. The event will be held at the National Railway Museum, York on Thursday 3rd May 2007. This is a re-run of the highly successful earlier event held on 8th March 2007, which was oversubscribed.

Date issued: 12/4/07

Information Update 10/2007

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing trifluralin and benfuracarb

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This update provides information about the intended withdrawal of plant protection products containing trifluralin and benfuracarb, due to their non-inclusion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC.

Date issued: 3/4/07

Information Update 09/2007

Products to be Withdrawn from the Market – Active Substances from the Fourth Stage of the EC Review Programme

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Due to a decision by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, around 100 active substances from stage 4 of the EC Review are to be withdrawn from the market. Formaldehyde and peroxyacetic (peracetic) acid are affected in the UK.

Date issued: 3/4/07

Information Update 08/2007

Reminder to Approval Holders about Electronic Submission of Applications and the Delivery of Approval Documents

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The purpose of this update is to encourage those Approval Holders who have not yet tried this system to apply for registration and the lists the benefits of the system.

Date issued: 22/02/07

Information Update 07/2007

Further information on the last eight active substances from Stage 1 of the EC Review

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This is a further update to the state of play announcement of 31 October 2006 about the final eight active substances from Stage 1 of the EC review.

Date issued: 13/02/07

Information Update 06/2007

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing carbosulfan and diuron

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Due to the decision by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, for the non-inclusion of carbosulfan and diuron in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC, 3 professional products containing carbosulfan, 19 amateur products containing diuron and 30 professional products containing diuron will need to be withdrawn from the UK market to comply with the EC decision.

Date issued: 30/01/07

Information Update 05/2007

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing malathion

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Due to the decision by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, for the non-inclusion of malathion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC, 3 professional and 1 amateur products will need to be withdrawn from the UK market to comply with the EC decision.

Date issued: 18/01/07

Information Update 04/2007

The Sale and Supply of Plant Protection Products after Revocation for Sale and Supply

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As a result of the revocation of various products, following their review in the EC programme questions are arising in relation to the supply of products after this date. This update seeks to clarify the position.

Date issued: 18/01/07

Information Update 03/2007

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing thiodicarb

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Due to the decision by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, for the non-inclusion of thiodicarb in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC, 5 professional products will need to be withdrawn from the UK market.

Date issued: 11/01/07

Information Update 02/2007

One Day seminar to provide a general introduction to the UK Biopesticide Scheme and an overview of the registration process for Biopesticides

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PSD will be holding a one-day seminar to provide a general introduction to the UK Biopesticide Scheme and an overview of the registration process for biopesticides. It will be held at the National Railway Museum York on Wednesday 28th March 2007.

Date issued: 11/01/07

Information Update 01/2007

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing ammonium sulphamate

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This update provides information of the withdrawal of plant protection products containing ammonium sulphamate, due to the non-inclusion of ammonium sulphamate in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC

Date issued: 09/01/07

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