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Regulatory Update Index 2010

All updates have been removed. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: 2010 Regulatory Updates index on NA.

Regulatory Update 30/2010

Re-registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: December 2010

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: 23 December 2010

Regulatory Update 29/2010

Draft EPPO guidance for comparative assessment

CRD would welcome views as soon as possible on draft guidance from EPPO for comparative assessment.

Issued: 23 December 2010

Regulatory Update 28/2010

New Procedures for Label Checking

This Regulatory Update announces the new way CRD will ask for labels for all products approved under the Plant Protection Products Regulations (PPPR). It explains the new system and provides guidance on how to submit labels.

Issued: 23 November 2010

Regulatory Update 27/2010

Consideration of study protocols by CRD

This Regulatory Update gives details of the introduction of fees for CRD consideration of study protocols.

Issued: 23 November 2010

Regulatory Update 26/2010

Products Containing Azadirachtin (also known as Neem Oil)

This Regulatory Update explains that it is unlawful to place on the market in the UK plant protection products that contain azadirachtin, the active ingredient of neem oil.

Issued: 16 November 2010

Regulatory Update 25/2010

Changes to Labelling for Certain Home and Garden Pesticides Containing Ferric Phosphate

This Regulatory Update sets out the form of labelling to be used for ferric phosphate slug pellets in the place of the imperative phrase required for other slug pellet products.

Issued: 11 November 2010

Regulatory Update 24/2010

Extension to Back-Stop Expiry Dates For COPR Products

This Regulatory Update advises approval holders and interested parties of an extension to expiry dates for approvals issued under the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 (COPR).

Issued: 11 November 2010

Regulatory Update 23/2010

Re-registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: November 2010

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: 9 November 2010

Regulatory Update 22/2010

Revision of data mid evaluation procedures

This Regulatory Update outlines CRD's position for accepting data and now also cases mid evaluation.

Issued: 12 October 2010

Regulatory Update 21/2010

Revocation Action - Biscaya on leafy brassicas

This Regulatory updates announces the revocations of approvals for the off-label use of 'Biscaya' (MAPP 12471) on leafy brassicas

Issued: 12 October 2010

Regulatory Update 20/2010

Annex II Data Matching

This Regulatory Update announces that CRD are no longer in a position to accept and comment on Annex II data matching proposals in advance of the official publication of the list data and before the date of entry into force of the active.

Issued: 7 October 2010

Regulatory Update 19/2010

Re-submission of applications for review active substances following voluntary withdrawal and non-inclusion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC - extension of expiry dates for authorisation

This Regulatory Update gives information about an extension of expiry dates for authorisations of products containing active ingredients re-submitted following voluntary withdrawal and non-inclusion in Annex I of Directive 91/414/EEC.

Issued: 21 September 2010

Regulatory Update 18/2010

Regulatory update - retaking decisions on plant protection products – August 2010

The Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) has identified a technical legal problem with decisions taken in relation to plant protection products between 1 April 2008 and 2 December 2009. The problem is one of formality rather than substance. There are no health or safety implications and there is no requirement for manufacturers, suppliers or users of products to take any action.

Issued: 13 August 2010

Regulatory Update 17/2010

New OECD Test Guidelines

This Regulatory Update gives information about a number of new and revised OECD guidelines for the testing of chemicals for human health effects.

Issued: 05 August 2010

Regulatory Update 16/2010

Re-registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: July 2010

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: 27 July 2010

Regulatory Update 15/2010

Reg Update - Efficacy considerations for 91_414 and new regs 1107_2009

There are various new developments affecting the way in which efficacy evaluations for plant protection products are conducted, both now and in the future. In particular, future efficacy zonal assessments under EC1107/2009, and using the dRR report to summarise efficacy data. This regulatory update is to provide clarification on how these initiatives and changes in the regulatory framework affect efficacy submissions to the UK.

Issued: 12 July 2010

Regulatory Update 14/2010

Human Health Enquiry and Incident Survey relating to pesticide use (HHEIS) 2009

Approval Holders of all products approved for sale/use in the UK during 2009 to provide the Chemicals Regulation Directorate of the Health and Safety Executive 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: 27 May 2010

Regulatory Update 13/2010

Revocation of Agrotech Chlorthalonil (M13176)

Approval for the sale, supply, use and advertisement of Agrotech Chlorthalonil 500SC (MAPP 13176) has been revoked with immediate effect. Any remaining stocks of this product should not be used. Unused containers of product should be returned to your supplier as soon as possible. Pending return product may continue to be stored until 17 July 2010.

Issued: 19 May 2010

Regulatory Update 12/2010

Regulatory Update - Revocation procedures and Marketing Companies

This Regulatory Update clarifies the status of Marketing Companies with regard to CRD’s phased revocation procedures.

Issued: 19 May 2010

Regulatory Update 11/2010

EFSA Guidance on the Risk Assessment for Birds and Mammals in the UK

This Regulatory Update advises which Birds and Mammals guidance documents should be used for risk assessments for each type of submission to CRD after 1 July 2010.

Issued: 22 April 2010

Regulatory Update 10/2010

Honeybee Toxicity Studies statement

This Regulatory Update is a statement from CRD regarding the submission of toxicity data on honeybees accordance with accepted guidance.

Issued: 13 April 2010

Regulatory Update 09/2010

Suspension of authorised uses of Dimethoate as a result of EC Maximum Residue Levels coming into force under Commission Regulation No. 1097/2009

This Regulatory update provides notice of the suspension of some UK uses of dimethoate following the publication of Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1097/2005.

Issued: 01 April 2010

Regulatory Update 08/2010

Re-Registration Requirements Following Further Annex I Inclusion Decisions: March 2010

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: 23 March 2010

Regulatory Update 07/2010

Notification of change in procedures for applications

This Regulatory Update gives advice on a change to procedure in cases where information about an application is required from another Member State.

Issued: 9 March 2010

Regulatory Update 06/2010

Guidance document on the procedures for submission and assessment of confirmatory data following inclusion of an active substance in Annex I of Council Directive 91/414/EEC

This Regulatory Update explains the new procedures that are now in place for the submission and assessment of confirmatory data.

Issued: 23 February 2010

Regulatory Update 05/2010

The process for intra & inter-zonal work-sharing in the UK

This Regulatory Update gives advice on the process for inter zonal work-sharing in the UK.

Issued: 23 February 2010.

Regulatory Update 04/2010

Revocation of approval for use of pirimiphos-methyl as a structural treatment

This Regulatory Update highlights the withdrawal of approval for the use of pirimiphos-methyl as a structural treatment from 31 January 2010.

Issued: 2 February 2010

Regulatory Update 03/2010

Changes to Labelling and Other Requirements for Home and Garden Pesticides (2)

This Regulatory Update replaces 30/2009. It clarifies the use of the ‘child and pet logo’ for products other than lawn treatments and amends the timetable for changing labels. In addition it clarifies the use of scatter diagrams and written instructions for slug pellet products

Issued: 28 January 2010

Regulatory Update 02/2010

Regulatory Update(2): Products to be withdrawn from the market containing diphenylamine or triazoxide

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

Issued: 7 January 2010

Regulatory Update 01/2010

Regulatory Update(2): Products to be withdrawn from the market containing bifenthrin

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

Issued: 7 January 2010

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