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Regulatory Update Index 2012

List of Regulatory Updates for 2012

All updates have been removed. However, they can still be viewed on the National Archive website page: 2012 Regulatory Updates index on NA.

Regulatory Update 37/2012

Applications for pesticide active substance renewal - Group 3 actives for the third round of the renewals programme (AIR3)

This Update gives details of the dates by which applications must be received for active substances in Group 3 of the renewal programme.

Issued: 21 December 2012

Regulatory Update 36/2012

New possibilities for advice relating to planting of following crops

This Regulatory Update sets out how CRD will now consider a wider range of following crop advice, via pesticide labels, to ensure residues in following crops (also called rotational or succeeding crops) are kept within acceptable levels, as well as considering possible phytotoxic effects

Issued: 14 December 2012

Regulatory Update 35/2012

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements - October 2012

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 22 October 2012

Regulatory Update 34/2012

Electronic Notification of Regulatory and Information Updates

This Update gives information about changes to our current system for alerting Interested Parties to new Regulatory and Information Updates.

Issued: 18 October 2012

Regulatory Update 33/2012

Consideration of Effects of Glyphosate on Non Target Plants

This Update alerts applicants to the need for a new risk mitigation label phrase on new glyphosate products.

Issued: 12 October 2012

Regulatory Update 32/2012

Evaluation of Products Containing Green Route Active Substances Following Peer Review

This Regulatory Update sets out how CRD will deal with any changes in the endpoints and risk assessments as a result of the EFSA peer review of Green route active substances.

Issued: 27 September 2012

Regulatory Update 31/2012

Updated Arbitration Scheme

Details of the revised arbitration scheme developed In conjunction with CEDR Solve as an alternative dispute resolution procedure for resolving the terms of sharing vertebrate studies.

Issued: 10 September 2012

Regulatory Update 30/2012

Changes to the default label phrase and respiratory protective equipment (RPE) requirements for plant protection products containing micro-organisms

This update announces changes to the default label phrase and respiratory protective equipment (RPE) requirements for plant protection products that contain microbial active substances.

Issued: 23 August 2012

Regulatory Update 29/2012

Disposal of Data Submitted to CRD Prior to 1986

Following a review of data storage CRD intend to destroy data submitted prior to the introduction of COPR in 1986. Data owners are given the opportunity to request the return of studies for their own retention by 30 September 2012.

Issued: 13 August 2012

Regulatory Update 28/2012

Withdrawal of Tevday (M13783)

The parallel permit for the sale, distribution, use and advertisement of Tevday (MAPP No 13783) has been withdrawn with immediate effect.

Issued: 02 August 2012

Regulatory Update 27/2012

New EFSA guidance on Dermal absorption -Implementation dates in the UK

Recent (2012) EFSA guidance provides for revised approaches to improve consistency in the use and interpretation of dermal absorption data for pesticide products. CRD plans to work to the new guidance before the official implementation date of 30th November 2012

Issued: 01 August 2012

Regulatory Update 26/2012

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: July 2012

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 01 August 2012

Regulatory Update 25/2012

Specification for Local Authorities to enforce new enforcement regulations in England and Wales

This Regulatory Update provides information about the enforcement powers delegated to local authorities for the purposes of enforcing the Plant Protection Products Regulations 2011 and the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012.

Issued: 25 July 2012

Regulatory Update 24/2012

New UK Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012

This Regulatory Update provides information about new UK legislation that transposes the Sustainable Use Directive 2009/128/EC into UK law. It also provides links to information and guidance for those affected by this new legislation (users, suppliers and those who advise users).

Issued: 6 July 2012

Regulatory Update 23/2012

Changes to Sift Criteria to Improve Efficiency and Quality: Introduction of a more detailed sift for certain types of applications for Plant Protection Products.

This update gives details of changes to the application sift for applications received after 12pm on 12th July.

Issued: 2 July 2012

Regulatory Update 22/2012

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: June 2012

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 02 July 2012

Regulatory Update 21/2012

Human Health Enquiry and Incident Survey relating to pesticide use (HHEIS) 2011

This Regulatory Update requires Authorisation Holders of all products authorised for sale/use in the UK during 2011 to provide CRD of HSE with details of all human health related reports or enquiries & Resistance Reporting involving their products, which were received from users or any other source during last year.

Issued: 15 June 2012

Regulatory Update 20/2012

This update was supplemented by 31/2012

Data sharing (including vertebrate data) under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009

Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 lays down rules for data protection and data sharing to avoid the duplication of testing, especially involving vertebrate animals. This update provides new guidance on CRD’s revised policy on data sharing (including vertebrate data) since the introduction of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.

Issued: 12 June 2012

Regulatory Update 19/2012

Assessment of equivalence of pesticide technical materials: mutagenic hazard of impurities

This update gives advice to applicants regarding the guidance to be followed in the assessment of the equivalence of the mutagenic hazard of impurities in pesticide technical materials.

Issued: 21 May 2012

Regulatory Update 18/2012

Commercial withdrawal of the parallel permit for the product ‘CS Azoxy’ (MAPP No 14954)

Details of the withdrawal of the parallel permit for Azoxy (MAPP 14954).

Issued: 17 May 2012

Regulatory Update 17/2012

Change to Expiry Dates on Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMU) Documents

This Update gives details of a change to the expiry date information on Extensions of Authorisation for Minor Use.

Issued: 16 May 2012

Regulatory Update 16/2012

Non-formal consultation on the proposal to routinely publish Registration Reports for plant protection products on the CRD website

The Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) is seeking views from interested parties on the routine publication of the registration reports (RRs) for plant protection products.

Issued: 26 April 2012

Regulatory Update 15/2012

Notification of additional active substances prohibited under the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use (non edible crops)

This Regulatory Update advises of additional active substances excluded from the Long Term Arrangements for Extension of Use LTAEU.

Issued: 25 April 2012

Regulatory Update 14/2012

Aquatic Hazard Classification Issues For Plant Protection Products Containing Glyphosate

This Regulatory Update informs authorisation holders that a number of glyphosate containing products may currently be carrying incorrect aquatic hazard classifications. These classifications must be reviewed and any necessary label amendments should be made.

Issued: 20 April 2012

Regulatory Update 13/2012

Withdrawals and Periods of Grace

This Update gives information about some changes to periods of grace following withdrawal of pesticide product authorisations.

Issued: 10 April 2012

Regulatory Update 12/2012

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: March 2012

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009

Issued: 3 April 2012

Regulatory Update 11/2012

Parallel Trade Products and Extensions of Authorisation For a Minor Use

This Regulatory Update explains how parallel trade plant protection products can be used with extensions of authorisation for a minor use.

Issued: 30 March 2012

Regulatory Update 10/2012

Notification of change in classification of ethoxylated tallow amine co-formulants present in plant protection products

Due to a new acute inhalation study, the classification for some ethoxylated tallow amine co-formulants has changed to include the risk phrase R23 ‘Toxic by inhalation’. This Update explains what Product Authorisation holders need to do.

Issued: 26 March 2012

Regulatory Update 09/2012

Result of non-formal consultation on the proposal to publish the name of the UK reference products for parallel trade plant protection products

This Regulatory Update provides information on the result of the non-formal consultation to name the reference product on parallel trade permits.

Issued: 26 March 2012

Regulatory Update 08/2012

Update on the Biopesticides Scheme

This Update gives Information about a review of, and refinements to, the Biopesticides Scheme.

Issued: 02 March 2012

Regulatory Update 07/2012

Electronic Notification of Regulatory and Information Updates

This Update provides information about a change to delivery of Regulatory and Information Updates from April 2012.

Issued: 28 February 2012

Regulatory Update 06/2012

E-@pprovals - Electronic Delivery of Plant Protection Product Authorisations

This Update is a reminder about the 'e-@pprovals’ service which makes digitally signed authorisations available on the CRD web site.

Issued: 28 February 2012

Regulatory Update 05/2012

Ecotoxicological risk assessment for plant protection products with multiple actives substances

The purpose of this Regulatory Update is to remind applicants of CRD’s ecotoxicology risk assessment requirements for plant protection product applications containing more than one active substance (combined risk assessments for aquatic organisms, birds and mammals).

Issued: 22 February 2012

Regulatory Update 04/2012

This Update has been superseded - see Regulatory Update 31/2012

Impact of Regulation 1107/09 – vertebrate data sharing provisions

Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 put in place new rules for the avoidance of duplicate testing and sharing of tests and studies involving vertebrate data. This Regulatory Update provides an update of CRD policy in this area.

Issued: 17 February 2012

Regulatory Update 03/2012

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements : February 2012

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 17 February 2012

Regulatory Update 02/2012

Products to be withdrawn from the market following the non-approval of chloropicrin

This Regulatory Update gives information about the non-approval of chloropicrin under (EC) No 1107/2009 and the withdrawal of UK authorised products containing this active substance

Issued: 09 February 2012

Regulatory Update 01/2012

Active substance approvals and re-registration requirements: December 2011

This Regulatory Update announces the re-registration requirements following further Active Substance approval decisions under (EC) 1107/2009.

Issued: 12 January 2012

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