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Regulatory Update Index 2005

All updates have been removed. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: 2005 Regulatory Updates index on NA.

Regulatory Update 23/2005

This Update has been archived - the information on E-mailing Application Forms is included at: The Applicant Guide: Where do I submit my application?

PSD to Accept E-Mailed Application Forms

This Update announces PSD's new procedure for accepting application forms via email, and provides applicants with guidance on how to submit these applications.

Date issued: 17/11/2005

Regulatory Update 22/2005

Guidance Concerning the Approval of Ethylene and Ethanol Based Products as Pesticides.

The purpose of this update is to remind manufacturers and users of the approval requirements that apply to the use of ethylene as a pesticide. This includes the use of products containing ethanol to produce ethylene.

Date issued: 20/10/2005

Regulatory Update 21/2005

New intake calculation models for consumer intake assessments.

This update explains that two intake calculation models are now available on the PSD website; one for short-term (acute) intake calculations the other for long term (chronic) intake calculations. These two models are updates of the previous versions. They are designed to be more user friendly than the previous versions and are available with accompanying guidance notes.

Date issued: 29/09/05

Regulatory Update 20/2005

Further Guidance for the Submission of Applications for Re-Registration of Plant Protection Products.

This update provides further guidance on the guidance documents to be used when submitting applications for re-registration of plant protection products following the inclusion of an active substance in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC.

Date issued: 22/09/2005

Regulatory Update 19/2005

This update has been superseded -see Regulatory Update31/2012

Vertebrate Data Sharing Arrangements - Resolution of Disputes Regarding Approvals under the Plant Protection Products Regulations.

This update provided advice on the procedure to be followed to resolve disputes between the owner(s) of vertebrate animal test data and an applicant wishing to have access to that data, in order to gain an approval under the Plant Protection Products Regulations (PPPR).

Date issued: 31/08/2005

Regulatory Update 18/2005

This Update has been replaced by 05/2006.

Worm Control Products

This Update outlines the scope of worm control products under The Plant Protection Products and Biocidal Products Directives. Date issued: 09/08/2005

Regulatory Update 17/2005

New Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels for Amitraz.

This update advised of the introduction of new pesticide Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for amitraz.

Date issued: 21/07/2005

Regulatory Update 16/2005

Revocation of Renardine 72-2 (MAPP 06769).

Approval for the storage and use of Renardine 72-2 (MAPP 06769) was revoked with effect from 30 June 2005. There is now no current UK approval for the sale, supply, advertisement, storage or use of Renardine 72-2.

Date issued: 19/07/2005

Regulatory Update 15/2005

Further Guidance for the Submission of Applications for Re-Registration of Plant Protection Products.

This provides further guidance on the submission of applications for re-registration, in particular highlighting the ‘worst-case’ approach to risk assessment’.

Date issued: 16/06/2005

Regulatory Update 14/2005

New Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels for Various Compounds: Directive 2005/37.

This update advises of the introduction of new pesticide Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for a number of active substances.

Date issued: 09/06/2005

Regulatory Update 13/2005

Further advice on the reduction and replacement of nonylphenol, octylphenol and their ethoxylates.

This update provides more information and advice on the reduction and replacement of nonylphenol, octylphenol and their ethoxylates in pesticide and adjuvant formulations.

Date issued: 17/05/2005

Regulatory Update 12/2005

Replacing the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use: Edible Crops.

This Update advises of progress in the exercise to replace the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use (LTAEU).

Date issued: 25/04/2005

Regulatory Update 11/2005

Further Information on Renardine 72-2 (MAPP 06769).

It has come to PSD's attention that the product Renardine 72-2 (MAPP Number 06769) has continued to be sold into the supply chain in contravention of a Suspension Notice published in the April/May 2003 edition of the Pesticide Monitor (incorporating The Pesticide Register). This Regulatory Update issues guidance on the safe disposal of existing stocks of the product.

Date issued: 21/04/2005.

Regulatory Update 10/2005

Commodities Subject to Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels.

This update advised of a Commission proposal to expand the list of commodities subject to pesticide maximum residue levels (MRLs). This proposal affected growers, retailers and suppliers of both domestic and imported produce which were treated or came into contact with pesticides. Stakeholders were invited to submit comments by 20 May 2005.

Date issued: 21/04/2005

Regulatory Update 09/2005

Extended Revocation Period for Renardine 72-2 (MAPP 06769).

This updates Regulatory Update 08/2005. In order to allow stocks of 'Renardine 72-2' in the supply chain to be used up a new notice has been issued. This allows a further three months from the 24 March 2005, for distributors and retailers to dispose of product held and for users to use and dispose of it. The final expiry date for disposal of Renardine 72-2 is now 30 June 2005.

Date issued: 14/04/2005

Regulatory Update 08/2005 (superseded by 09/2005)

Suspension of Renardine 72-2 (MAPP 06769).

This Update advises that the product Renardine 72-2 (MAPP Number 06769) has been advertised, sold, supplied, stored and used in contravention of a Suspension Notice published in the April/May 2003 edition of the Pesticides Monitor.

Date issued: 07/04/2005

Regulatory Update 07/2005

New Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) Regulation: Temporary Harmonised MRLs.

This update provides details of the Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) that PSD has submitted to the European Commission for consideration as temporary harmonised MRLs.

Date issued: 07/04/2005

Regulatory Update 06/2005

Update on EC MRLs Regulation.

This Update summarised the main points of the EC Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 which was published on 23 February 2005.

Date issued: 07/04/2005

Regulatory Update 05/2005

PSD and ACP approach to assessing the mammalian toxicity of two or more compounds in a pesticide product (formulation).

This regulatory update describes the approach used to evaluate the risks from exposures to two or more compounds in a formulation or mixture that might result in combined toxicity. It is intended to provide advice to applicants when presenting data or cases on potential combined toxicity. A number of scenarios are addressed: combinations in a pesticidal product; residues on foodstuffs; tank mixes. A worked example is presented as an annex.

Date issued: 12/04/2005

Regulatory Update 04/2005

Garden Pesticides: Guidance on Limitations on Maximum Pack Size and Labelling on Disposal Advice. (Guidance now available in Garden Pesticides: Guidance on Pack Size Limits )

This Regulatory Update describes the requirements to limit the pack size of garden pesticides to the maximum that would be used in a typical garden in one season and gives details of new disposal phrases for amateur products.

Date issued: 08/03/2005

Regulatory Update 03/2005

PSD Announces New Off-Label Database Search Facility.

Pesticides Safety Directorate (PSD) announces its new Off-Label Database Search Facility for farmers and growers which will be launched on 1 March 2005.

Date issued: 22/02/2005

Regulatory Update 02/2005

Further Questionnaire on the possible effects of Pesticides on Human Health.

Approval Holders of all products approved for sale/use in the UK during 2003 and 2004, are required to provide PSD with details of all human health related reports or enquiries received by you, from users or any other source, involving your products during those years.

Date issued: 22/02/2005

Regulatory Update 01/2005

New Pesticide Maximum Residue Levels for Various Compounds: Directive 2004/115.

This update advises of the introduction of new pesticide Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for a number of active substances.

Date issued: 06/01/2005

Further information

Updated 2017-02-02