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Active substance approvals: January 2017

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Regulatory Update: 01/2018
Issued: February 2018

Updating your authorisation

HSE does not routinely notify product authorisation holders where a change or update of a current authorisation is required because of a change by the EC to an approval of an active substance.  Authorisation holders are advised to check the EUR-Lex EU law webpage and EU Pesticides database where new or changes to active substance approvals and review reports are published.

Active substance approvals

At the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) the following was agreed (except glyphosate, see further details below):

Bifenthrin – Amendment of approval conditions to include the restriction “only uses as insecticide in greenhouses with a permanent structure may be authorised.

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Updated 2019-10-24