Beta This is a new way of showing guidance - your feedback will help us improve it.

Plant Protection Products Containing Glyphosate and the Co-Formulant POE- Tallowamine

Brexit: Transition period

The UK has now left the EU. Your health and safety responsibilities have not changed in the transition period.

Find the latest information on our Brexit pages

Regulatory Update: 06/2017
Issued: 17th March 2017


Regulation (EU) 2016/1313 amended the conditions for the EU approval of glyphosate.  It includes a requirement that Member States ensure that glyphosate products do not contain the co-formulant POE-tallowamine. 

Current Expiry Dates of UK Products Containing Glyphosate and POE-Tallowamine

There are currently 109 plant protection products which contain glyphosate and POE-tallowamine authorised in the UK. 

99 of these product authorisations have the following expiry dates:

A further 10 products currently expire at a later date.

Products lists are linked from "Action Required" section below.

Action required

The 99 products containing glyphosate and POE-Tallowamines which currently expire in June 2017 and June 2018 (follow link to list of products) or earlier, as detailed above, will be allowed to expire on their current expiry dates.  A separate withdrawal notice will not be published for these products.

For the remaining 10 products, a Withdrawal Notice has been issued, giving an expiry date of 30 June 2017 for sale and distribution, and 30 June 2018 for disposal storage and use.

Further Information

If you have any queries concerning the contents of this Regulatory Update, please contact HSE: Link to Contact Details Page

Updated 2020-08-11