Structure of a Notice of Authorisation
What does a Notice of Authorisation specify?
Authorisation documentation for commercial authorisations, Trials Permits or Extension of Minor Use (EAMU) will consist of a letter and a 'Notice of authorisation'. The Notice of authorisation will specify the following (applies to any authorisation unless specifically stated):
- The governing legislation for the authorisation,the level of authorisation and whether authorisation is for sale, distribution, disposal, storage and use or any combination of these.
- The product identity, including its tradename and registration (MAPP) number.
- Details of your product's formulation including formulation type, and quantity/identity of the active substance(s) (a.s.). For a commercial authorisation full details of the a.s. manufacturing source and formulation recipe are also given in the confidential appendix 3 (go to 17 below).
- You can only market your product if it consists of this formulation and you apply for a new authorisation if you wish to change the formulation in any way
- The field of use. This will specify whether your product is authorised for use by amateur or professional users,the purpose for which the product is intended (for example use as a herbicide) and whether it can be used in aerial application.
- The crops and/or situations on which your product can be used.
- If necessary, the maximum individual and maximum total doses for specific crops and/or situations.
- If necessary, the maximum number of treatments for specific crops and/or situations.
- If necessary, the latest time of application for specific crops and/or situations.
- The requirements for the protection of users of your product.
- The requirements for the protection of the environment with the use of your product.
- Any other restrictions that need to be specified for the use of your product, for example, a maximum concentration for the use of your product on an individual crop.