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Regulatory Update Index 2008

All updates have been removed. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: 2008 Regulatory Updates index on NA.

Regulatory Update 38/2008

Arrangements for products containing voluntarily withdrawn active substances: December 2008

This Regulatory Update expands upon the arrangements detailed in Regulatory Update 26/2008 for products containing active substances which have been voluntarily withdrawn by companies.

Issued: 11 December 2008

Regulatory Update 37/2008

Re-registration requirements following further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: October 2008

This Update announces the Re-registration requirements following further Annex I Inclusion Decisions in October 2008 and gives details of various documents relating to other active substances which are now available.

Issued: 02 December 2008

Regulatory Update 36/2008

Regulatory Update - Products to be withdrawn from the market containing bromuconazole

This Regulatory Update provides information on the revocation/withdrawal of professional pesticide products containing bromuconazole following the Commission Decision not to include this active substance in Annex I of Council Directive 91/414/EEC.

Issued: 27 November 2008

Regulatory Update 35/2008

Regulatory Update - Products to be withdrawn from the market containing buprofezin

This Regulatory Update provides information on the revocation/withdrawal of professional pesticide products containing buprofezin following the Commission Decision not to include this active substance in Annex 1 of Council Directive 91/414/EEC.

Issued: 27 November 2008

Regulatory Update 34/2008

Regulatory Update - Products to be with drawn from the market containing dichlobenil, methyl bromide and propachlor.

This Regulatory Update provides information on the revocation/withdrawal of amateur and professional pesticide products containing dichlobenil, methyl bromide and propachlor, following the Commission Decisions not to include these active substances on Annex 1 of Council Directive 91/414/EEC.

Issued: 6 November 2008

Regulatory Update 33/2008

Re-Registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: September 2008

This Regulatory Update notes recent decisions regarding Annex I inclusion of 3 more active ingredients and also gives details of some amendments to existing dates and deadlines.

Issued: 07/10/08

Regulatory Update 32/2008

Applications for addition of undersown crops to product labels

This Regulatory Update gives information about applications for addition of undersown crops to product labels.

Issued: 23/09/08

Regulatory Update 31/2008

Re-Registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions

This Regulatory Update announces Re-Registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions.

Issued: 18/09/2008

Regulatory Update 30/2008

Aminopyralid - Results of Analysis of Contaminated Manure, Soil, and Damaged Crops

This Regulatory Update summarises the results from an analysis of crops, manure, and soil following damage to allotment crops believed to be caused by residues of aminopyralid in manure.

Issued: 11/09/2008

Regulatory Update 29/2008

Sulphur residues and Regulation 396/2005

Sulphur is listed in Annex III of Regulation 396/2005 with a range of temporary MRLs for various crop commodities, including 50 mg/kg for tomatoes. It has come to PSD’s attention that residues above these levels have been found in both treated and control crops of tomatoes.

Issued: 09/09/2008

Regulatory Update 28/2008

Revocation of authorised uses as a result of EC Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) coming into force under EC Regulation 396/2005

This Regulatory Update identifies further UK authorised uses that must be revoked following the coming into force of the new EC MRLs regime under EC Regulation 396/2005 on 1 September 2008.

Issued: 27/08/2008

Regulatory Update 27/2008

EC MRLs Regulation 396/2005/EC: Update August 2008

This Regulatory Update reports on developments with the EC MRLs Regulation.

Issued: 14/08/2008

Regulatory Update 26/2008

Arrangements for products containing the voluntarily withdrawn active substances

This update announces Arrangements for products containing the voluntarily withdrawn active substances.

Issued: 05/08/2008

Regulatory Update 25/2008

Applicant Guide updated to include changes since its introduction

This Regulatory Update gives details of changes which have been made to the Applicant Guide.

Issued: 29/07/2008

Regulatory Update 24/2008

Changes to procedures regarding ‘new’ sources of active substances

This update announces Changes to procedures regarding ‘new’ sources of active substances.

Issued: 24/07/2008

Regulatory Update 23/2008

Regulatory Update - Amendment of approval for aminopyralid products

Amendment of approvals for products containing aminopyralid. PSD has agreed to Dow AgroSciences' request for suspension of products containing aminopyralid due to the widespread damage to plants, reported by gardeners, as a result of potentially contaminated manure.

Issued 24/07/2008

Regulatory Update 22/2008

Revocation of authorised uses as a result of EC MRLs coming into force under EC Reg 396/2005

This Regulatory Update identifies a number of UK authorised uses that must be revoked following the coming into force of the new EC MRLs regime under EC Regulation 396/2005 on 1 September 2008.

Issued: 24/07/2008

Regulatory Update 21/2008

Re-Registration Requirements Following Recent Annex I Inclusion Decisions

This Regulatory Update notes recent decisions regarding Annex I inclusion of several active ingredients and gives details of the re-registration process which is now triggered.

Issued: 22/07/2008

Regulatory Update 20/2008

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing rotenone

This Regulatory Update give details of the withdrawal of products containing rotenone from the market.

Issued: 22/07/2008

Regulatory Update 19/2008

Clarification of procedures for applications based on unprotected data

This Regulatory Update gives details of procedures for applications based on unprotected data. Upon the expiry of data protection periods, applicants may cite data to meet requirements for approval of new products/uses, if it can be shown that those data are relevant to the new product and its uses.

Issued: 15/07/2008

Regulatory Update 18/2008

Regulatory Update - Further information about aminopyralid in manure

We have received a number of enquiries about damage to plants from the use of manure which may contain aminopyralid (a herbicide/weedkiller). We don't consider this to be a concern for consumers.

Date Issued: 11/07/2008

Regulatory Update 17/2008

Re-registration - Important changes to PSD’s procedures

This Regulatory Update announces changes to procedures for Re-Registration relevant to all UK approval holders, including holders of approval for parallel imported products and off-label approval holders.

Date Issued: 08/07/2008

Regulatory Update 16/2008

Notice of Approval Templates and Electronic Applications

Regulatory Update giving further information regarding new approval templates and also information about electronic applications.

Date Issued: 01/07/2008

Regulatory Update 15/2008

Regulatory Update - Pesticide residues in manure may cause damage to plants

This Regulatory Update is to alert gardeners to the possibility of unwanted pesticides in manure causing damage to plants and provides advice on what action can be taken.

Date Issued: 16/06/2008

Regulatory Update 14/2008

Immediate revocation of off-label UK uses of pyraclostrobin on leafy brassica crops.

This Regulatory Update gives details of a decision taken by the EU Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health (Residues) back in 2006 to lower the maximum residue levels (MRLs) set for pyraclostrobin on leafy brassica crops to the limit of determination.

Date Issued: 06/06/2008

Regulatory Update 13/2008

Memorandum on export of plant products to Russia

This Regulatory Update gives details of a memorandum on export of plant products to Russia. This sets out obligations for exporters of plant food commodities to Russia which will apply from 1 July 2008.

Date Issued: 23/05/2008

Regulatory Update 12/2008

EC MRLs Regulation 396/2005/EC: Update May 2008

This Regulatory Update gives further information about the EC Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) Regulation 396/2005/EC, including new procedures for setting MRLs.

Date Issued: 22/05/2008

Regulatory Update 11/2008

Human Health Enquiry/Incident Survey for Pesticides (HHEIS) 2007

This Regulatory Update requires Approval Holders of all products approved in the UK during 2007 to provide PSD with details of human health related reports involving their products, received from any source, during that year.

Date Issued: 08/05/2008

Regulatory Update 10/2008

Changes to the Operator Exposure area of the PSD website

This Regulatory Update announces changes to the Operator Exposure area of the PSD Website which include the addition of new guidance documents and operator exposure models.

Date Issued: 22/04/2008

Regulatory Update 09/2008

Amendment to EC regulation 396 of 2005

This Regulatory Update announces the publication of EC Regulation 299/2008 which provides a new role for the European Parliament in scrutinising proposals for new or amended Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) under EC Regulation 396/2005

Date Issued: 22/04/2008

Regulatory Update 08/2008

Parallel Imports – changes to UK control arrangements following ECJ Ruling C-201/06

Changes to the UK control arrangements for Parallel Imports following the European Court of Justice Ruling C-201/06.

Date Issued: 08/04/2008

Regulatory Update 07/2008

EC MRLs Regulation 396/2005/EC: Update March 2008

This Regulatory Update gives further information about the EC Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) Regulation 396/2005/EC, including new procedures for setting MRLs.

Date Issued: 27/03/2008

Regulatory Update 06/2008

Revised Notice of Approval templates for all Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) and Plant Protection Products Regulations (PPPR) approvals

This Regulatory Update announces that, following a recent review, a number of changes have been introduced for all PSD approval templates issued under the Control of Pesticides Regulations (COPR) and Plant Protection Product Regulations (PPPR) with the exception of off-labels and adjuvant list entries which will remain in their current format.

Date issued: 20/03/2008

Regulatory Update 05/2008

Illegal counterfeit Emrald Wotsit (MAPP No 12060)

In January this year PSD identified some 2880 litres of an isoproturon containing herbicide product labelled as “Emrald Wotsit”. This product has been manufactured to a different formulation from the approved formulation and is materially different from it. Anyone selling, supplying or using this counterfeit product may be committing an offence.

Date issued 18/02/2008

Regulatory Update 04/2008

Consultation on the Repeal of the Farm & Garden Chemicals Act and Associated Regulations

The Pesticides Safety Directorate and the Welsh Assembly Government have prepared a consultation document to collect your views on the repeal of the Farm & Garden Chemicals Act 1967 and revocation of the Farm & Garden Chemicals Regulations 1971.

Date issued: 18/02/2008

Regulatory Update 03/2008

Pesticide Use and Cross Compliance Q&A update.

The Q & A relating to water volumes for product application, published as Regulatory Update 15/2007, has been updated. This is to clarify some points, in particular the concentration of the product in the water volume to be applied not exceeding the maximum concentration allowed on the product label.

Date issued: 05/02/2008

Regulatory Update 02/2008

New Regulation for re-submission of applications for review active substances following a decision on non-inclusion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC

Information about the re-submission of applications for active substances, from lists 2, 3 and 4 of the EC review, where they have not been included in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC.

Date issued: 05/02/2008

Regulatory Update 01/2008

Replacement of the Long Term Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use (LTAEU) for Non-Edible Crops

Further to Regulatory Update 26/2006, issued on 19 December 2006, PSD has considered the issues raised by interested parties and met with a number of key representatives from the various crop sectors covered by these Arrangements on 8 November 2007. Following this, a process for transferring the remaining non-edible extrapolations into Specific Off-Label Approvals (SOLAs) has been agreed.

Date issued: 30/01/2008

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Updated 2017-02-02