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Information Updates Index for 2008

All updates have been removed since no longer relevant. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: Information Updates Index 2008.

List of Information Updates for 2008

Information Update 27/2008

Seminar on the Environment al Risk Assessment of Pesticides (SERAP) 2009 – Thursday 26th March, 2009

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This Information Update announces that there will be a Seminar on the Environmental Risk Assessment of Pesticides (SERAP) 2009 – Thursday 26 March, 2009.

Issued: 27/11/2008

Information Update 26/2008

Exchange of information with other Member States

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This Information Update describes the process we use to alert other Member States to our assessments.

Issued: 25/11/2008

Information Update 25/2008

Maximum Residue Levels and food additives, safeners and synergists.

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This update provided information on whether food additives, safeners and synergists are subject to Maximum Residue Levels under EC Regulation 396/2005.

Issued: 20/11/2008

Information Update 24/2008

Unlawful Pesticide Products in the UK market containing trifluralin

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This Update states that it has come to PSD’s attention that herbicide products containing the active substance trifluralin have been unlawfully offered for sale and supply in the UK.

Issued: 30/10/2008

Information Update 23/2008

Supplying compost and pesticide mixtures

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This Update gives advice so that suppliers of pesticide and of compost should make sure they are acting within the law. If you are mixing pesticides with compost before sale, you may be breaching regulations about pesticide approvals.

Issued: 21/10/2008

Information Update 22/2008

Environmental Fate & Behaviour Training Workshop - compilation of environmental fate and behaviour submissions for product approvals - 3 February 2009

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This Update announces that PSD will be holding a training day on the compilation of environmental fate and behaviour submissions. This will be held in York on February 3, 2009. The course will provide an introduction to the preparation of an environmental fate submission for product approvals under the COPR and for product authorisations under PPPR.

Issued: 15/10/2008

Information Update 21/2008

Consumer Risk Assessment Training Day - 11 December 2008

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This Information Update announces that PSD will be holding a one-day interactive training event on consumer risk assessment. This will be held in York on Thursday 11 December 2008. The event will be targeted at technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and submission of data to PSD.

Issued: 23/09/2008

Information Update 20/2008

New EC Maximum Residue Levels Database

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This Information Update gave details of the new PSD MRLs database which has been produced to coincide with the new EC harmonised MRLs regime.

Issued: 02/09/2008

Information Update 19/2008

MRL Seminar / Workshop This Update has been deleted

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This Update announces that PSD will be holding another MRL Seminar/Workshop at our new conference facilities on our site in York on Thursday 6 November 2008. The aim of the event will be to provide training and updated guidance via a series of presentations and practical workshops.

Issued: 19/08/2008

Information Update 18/2008

Technical equivalence and analytical methods one-day workshops

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This Update announces that PSD will be holding two identical one-day workshops on technical equivalence and analytical methods on Tuesday 30 September and Wednesday 1 October, 2008.

Issued: 14/08/2008

Information Update 17/2008

Operator, bystander and worker exposure assessment workshop

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This Information Update announces further information about the workshops being held on 20 November 2008 and Tuesday 25 November 2008.

Issued: 12/08/2008

Information Update 16/2008

Operator, bystander and worker exposure assessment workshop - 20 November 2008

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This Information Update announces that PSD is considering holding a one-day workshop on operator, bystander and worker exposure assessment. Subject to sufficient interest, this will be held at our offices in York on 20 November 2008.

Issued: 22/07/2008

Information Update 15/2008

Plant Protection Products Regulation: Information update

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Notice of meeting on Tuesday 15 July to provide update on the progress of the Plant Protection Products Regulation.

Issued: 01/07/2008

Information Update 14/2008

Review of spray drift data and risk management practices

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As a result of the consideration of new spray drift data by the Advisory Committee on Pesticides (ACP) at the last meeting, it was agreed that the new data should be fully reviewed and that it would also be appropriate to review the risk management practices based on such data, including buffer zones.

Date Issued 05/06/2008

Information Update 13/2008

Technical equivalence and analytical methods

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PSD is considering holding a one-day workshop on technical equivalence and analytical methods. Subject to sufficient interest, this will be held at our offices in York at the end of June 2008.

Date Issued: 01/04/2008

Information Update 12/2008

The Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD) to join The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

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Defra’s consultation on the future of PSD is now complete. The Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD) will become an agency of the The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) from 1 April 2008. This update gives links to further information.

Date issued: 27/03/2008

Information Update 11/2008

MRLs - From risk assessment to risk management - Wednesday 21st May and Thursday 22nd May courses ARE NOW FULL

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MRLs - From risk assessment to risk management - Wednesday 21st May and Thursday 22nd May courses ARE NOW FULL

Date issued: 27/03/2008

Information Update 10/2008

MRLs– From risk assessment to risk management - (Course Now Full) THIS

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This Information Update announces that the Maximum Residue Level (MRL) Seminar/Workshop taking place on Wednesday 21 May IS NOW FULL. A limited number of places are still available for the identical MRL Seminar/Workshop training day on Thursday 22 May 2008. This will be held at PSD’s offices in York. The aim of the event will be to provide training and updated guidance via a series of presentations and practical workshops.

Date issued: 20/03/2008

Information Update 09/08

Seminar/Workshop Training: MRLs - From risk assessment to risk management - 21st May and 22nd May 2008

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PSD will be holding two identical Maximum Residue Level (MRL) Seminar/Workshop training days at our offices in York on Wednesday 21 May and Thursday 22 May 2008. The aim of the events will be to provide training and updated guidance via a series of presentations and practical workshops.

Date issued: 13/03/2008

Information Update 08/08

Consumer Risk Assessment Training Day - Tuesday 20th May 2008

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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 offices in York on Tuesday 20 May 2008. The event will be targeted at technical and regulatory staff involved in the production and submission of data to PSD.

Date Issued: 13/03/2008

Information Update 07/08

Trade Names and Labels 2008

This Information Update clarifies what is acceptable to PSD, to allow applicants and approval holders to make informed choices when developing trade names.

Date issued: 14/02/2008

Information Update 06/08

Applicant Enquiries Team Update

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This Update announces changes to the way enquiries will be handled by the Applicant Enquiries Team.

Date issued: 12/02/2008

Information Update 05/08

MRLs– From risk assessment to risk management

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This Information Update announces that PSD is considering holding a one-day seminar on Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs). Subject to sufficient interest, this will be held at our offices in York on Wednesday 21st May 2008.

Date issued: 30/01/2008

Information Update 04/08

Advisory Committee on Pesticides (ACP) Openness and Accessibility Survey

This information update announces that The ACP has been considering how it communicates with stakeholders and interested parties. To help inform this discussion, a survey has been placed on the ACP website.

Date issued: 22/01/2008

Information Update 03/08

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

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This Information Update announces that a limited number of places are still available for the training day on the registration of amateur plant protection products which will take place on 13th February 2008 at PSD’s offices in York. This course will build upon our experiences to date, drawing upon the latest developments within the EU and UK.

Date issued: 15/01/2008

Information Update 02/08

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

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This Information Update announces that a limited number of places are still available for the above training day which will take place on Thursday 29th January 2008 and will be held at PSD’s offices in York. The event 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: 15/01/2008

Information Update 01/08

Clarification of the Maximum Residue Level (MRL) that applies to Deltamethrin in Raspberries

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An error in Commission Directive 2007/56/EC has led to some confusion regarding the MRL set for deltamethrin in raspberries. This update clarifies the situation.

Date issued: 10/01/2008

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