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Regulatory Update Index 2009

All updates have been removed. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: 2009 Regulatory Updates index on NA.

Regulatory Update 36/2009

EU Thematic Strategy for Pesticides: Publication of Legislation

The EU Thematic Strategy for Pesticides includes a Regulation (to replace the pesticide authorisation Directive 91/414/EEC) and a new Sustainable Use Directive which have now been adopted and published.

Issued: 1 December 2009

Regulatory Update 35/2009

Clarification of guidance on technical equivalence applications

Regulatory Update regarding an update to the guidance on Two-Stage Applications.

Issued: 17 November 2009

Regulatory Update 34/2009

Revision of the Application Forms (2)

This Regulatory Update gives information about some minor amendments which have been made to the CRD application forms.

Issued: 17 November 2009

Regulatory Update 33/2009

Revocation of products to be withdrawn from the market containing chlorthal-dimethyl.

This Regulatory Update provides information about the expiry dates for chlorthal-dimethyl products as a result of non-inclusion in Annex I of Council Directive 91/414/EEC.

Issued: 22 October 2009

Regulatory Update 32/2009

Aminopyralid – New Approvals

This Regulatory Update summarises the outcome of considerations of aminopyralid following the suspension of use due to incidents of damage to allotment crops.

Issued: 06 October 2009

Regulatory Update 31/2009

Guidance Concerning the Approval of Commodity Chemicals (2009)

This Regulatory Update provides revised advice about national approvals of commodity chemicals which are used as agricultural pesticides.

Issued:1 October 2009

Regulatory Update 30/2009

Changes To Labelling and Other Requirements For Home and Garden Pesticides

Note: This update has now been replaced by 03/2010 issued on 28 January 2010

This Regulatory Update provides information about changes required by 29 September 2011 for amateur (garden) pesticides, as a result of recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Pesticides.

Issued: 29 September 2009

Regulatory Update 29/2009

Regulatory Update - Products to be withdrawn from the market containing metam

This Regulatory Update provides information about the withdrawal of metam from the EU market as a result of non-inclusion in Annex I of Council Directive 91/414/EEC. It also provides information about essential uses that have been granted until 31 December 2014.

Issued: 24 September 2009

Regulatory Update 28/2009

Submission and assessment of zonal applications in the UK

Regulatory Update on Zonal re-registration which has been developed to facilitate the evaluation of the large number of product re-registration applications expected in the next few years in all Member States (MS).

Issued: 17 September 2009

Regulatory Update 27/2009

Introduction of New Application Forms

This Regulatory Update announces the introduction of 4 new application forms for applications for Commercial & Experimental Approval of plant protection products (separate forms for Administrative and non-Administrative applications, Specific Off-Label Approval of plant protection products and Official Listing of Adjuvants).

Issued: 20 August 2009

Regulatory Update 26/2009

Guidance on bulk sales of garden pesticides (Guidance now available in Garden Pesticides: Guidance on Pack Size Limits )

This Regulatory Update provides further guidance to approval holders and retailers about sales of garden pesticides.

Issued: 18 August 2009

Regulatory Update 25/2009

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing bifenthrin

This Regulatory Update provides information about the intended withdrawal of plant protection products containing bifenthrin, as a result of the decision for non-inclusion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC.

Issued: 11 August 2009

Regulatory Update 24/2009

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing diphenylamine or triazoxide

This Regulatory Update provides information about the decision for non-inclusion in Annex I of Council Directive 91/414/EEC for diphenylamine and triazoxide.

Issued: 11 August 2009

Regulatory Update 23/2009

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing chlorthal-dimethyl

This Regulatory Update provides information about the decision for non-inclusion in Annex I of Council Directive 91/414/EEC for chlorthal-dimethyl.

Issued: 11 August 2009

Regulatory Update 22/2009

Re-registration requirements following further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: Aug 2009

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

Issued: 4 August 2009

Regulatory Update 21/2009

Amended Environmental Fate Exposure Model ‘HardSPEC’ available

This Regulatory Update announces that a slightly amended version of the Environmental Fate Exposure Model ‘HardSPEC’ is now available.

Issued: 28 July 2009

Regulatory Update 20/2009

This update has been superseded - see Regulatory Update 20/2012

Vertebrate Data Sharing Arrangements - Further Information regarding Re-Registration Process

A follow up Regulatory Update providing further information for applicants about the re-registration process and the withdrawal of products by the relevant deadlines whilst seeking to negotiate access to vertebrate data .

Issued: 23 July 2009

Regulatory Update 19/2009

Updated version of Environmental Fate Exposure Model ‘HardSPEC’ available

This Regulatory Update gives information on an updated version of the Environmental Fate Exposure Model ‘HardSPEC’ which is now available.

Issued: 9 June 2009

Regulatory Update 18/2009

Update on Labelling Issues: Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2009 (CHIP 4)

This Regulatory Update provides information about recent developments affecting classification and labelling.

Issued: 9 June 2009

Regulatory Update 17/2009

Napropamide products return to the market by order of the European Court of First Instance

This Regulatory Update reports that the European Court of First Instance orders that the non-inclusion Decision for napropamide products is temporarily suspended.

Issued: 14 May 2009

Regulatory Update 16/2009

Revoked Products: Positive and Convenience Tank-Mixtures and Sequences

This Regulatory Update will clarify CRD’s requirements for companies to ensure that product labels take into account the approval status of any other product referred to either as positive or convenience tank-mixture partners or in sequence statements

Issued: 30 April 2009

Regulatory Update 15/2009

New approvals for some uses that were revoked as a result of new MRLs in EC Regulation 396/2005

A follow up to regulatory Updates 22/2008 and 28/2008 which gave details of the uses revoked following the introduction of the new MRLs regime under EC Regulation 396/2005. Several uses have now been re-instated thus creating the need for a new Regulatory update.

Issued: 29 April 2009

Regulatory Update 14/2009

New procedures for establishing EC Maximum Residue Levels and Import Tolerances

This Regulatory Update gives details of new procedures for establishing EC Maximum Residue Levels and Import Tolerances

Issued: 8 April 2009

Regulatory Update 13/2009

Human Health Enquiry and Incident Survey relating to pesticide use (HHEIS) 2008.

This regulatory update requires Approval Holders of all products approved for sale/use in the UK during 2008 to provide PSD with details of all human health related reports or enquiries involving their products, which were received from users or any other source, during last year.

Issued: 19 March 2009

Regulatory Update 12/2009

Re-registration requirements following further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: March 2009

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

Issued: 19 March 2009

Regulatory Update 11/2009

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing napropamide.

This Regulatory Update provides the dates for withdrawal of napropamide products from the market.

Issued: 12 March 2009

Regulatory Update 10/2009

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing nicotine.

This Regulatory Update provides the dates for withdrawal of nicotine products from the market.

Issued: 12 March 2009

Regulatory Update 09/2009

Guidance on the Presentation of Higher Tier Drainflow Modelling Results for Use in Aquatic Risk Assessments

This Regulatory Update announces Guidance on the Presentation of Higher Tier Drainflow Modelling Results for Use in Aquatic Risk Assessments.

Issued: 10 March 2009

Regulatory Update 08/2009

Creation of the Chemicals Regulation Directorate in HSE

This Regulatory Update announces an organisational change in the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)/Pesticides Safety Directorate.

Issued: 10 March 2009

Regulatory Update 07/2009

Pesticide Usage Surveys in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: Consultation

This Regulatory Update announces that PSD has prepared a consultation document to collect your views on arrangements for the collection of information relating to the use of pesticides.

Issued: 24 February 2009

Regulatory Update 06/2009

Withdrawal of Sulphuric Acid commodity substance approval.

This Regulatory Update provides information about the withdrawal of sulphuric acid for plant protection purposes in the EC.

The non-inclusion Decision, 2008/937/EC, for sulphuric acid was published on 12 December 2008.

The Commodity Substance Approval for plant protection uses of sulphuric acid must now be revoked to comply with the EC Decision. The Revocation Notice for sulphuric acid can be viewed on the PSD website.

The final date for use of sulphuric acid for plant protection purposes will be 5 June 2010.

Issued: 10 February 2009

Regulatory Update 05/2009

Products to be withdrawn from the market containing sodium chlorate.

This Regulatory Update provides the dates for withdrawal of sodium chlorate. The EC Decision (2008/865/EC), for sodium chlorate was published on 10 November 2008. The dates for withdrawal of plant protection products containing sodium chlorate are given in the update.

Issued: 10 February 2009

Regulatory Update 04/2009

Notification of Completion of the 1st Phase of the Exercise for Replacing the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use with SOLAS for Non-Edible Crops

Further to Regulatory Update 1/2008, this update advises of the completion of the 1st phase of the exercise to replace the Long Term Arrangements for Extension to Use (LTAEU) with Specific Off-Label Approvals (SOLAs) for use on non-edible crops.

Issued: 29 January 2009

Regulatory Update 03/2009

Re-registration requirements following further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: January 2009

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

Issued: 20 January 2009

Regulatory Update 02/2009

Clarification on the use of the ‘Fast track’ option for product applications submitted to PSD

Clarification on the use of the ‘Fast track’ option for product applications submitted to PSD.

Issued: 15 January 2009

Regulatory Update 01/2009

Revised Notice of Approval templates for parallel import and experimental approvals

This Update gives information about the Revised Notice of Approval templates for parallel import and experimental approvals.

Issued: 13 January 2009

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