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Japan registers 13 new PPP (plant protection products)

On April, 2020 Japan registered 13 new PPP (plant protection products). Three of them are based on the active substance florpyrauxifen-benzyl that has been registered for the first time by FAMIC Japanese "Food and Agricultural Materials Inspection Center"

The whole set of new registered products are already displayed at Homologa™ database.

 

New EU MRLs enter into force

EU Regulation 2019/1792 has come into force today 18 May 2020.

In view of the non-renewal of approval of the active substances amitrole, flupyrsulfuron-methyl, isoproturon and triasulfuron, the expiry of the approval of the active substances fipronil and imazosulfuron, and the non-approval of the active substance orthosulfamuron, the MRLs for these substances have been set at the relevant limit of determination (LOD):

However, regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as it stood before being amended by this Regulation shall continue to apply to products which were produced in the Union or imported into the Union before 18 May 2020.

The new MRLs values according to this amendment are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.

Poland extends temporary permit for Cruiser in OSR

On May 11, Poland extended the temporary permit for Cruiser OSR 322 FS (Thiamethoxam) in oil seed rape (OSR). This permission will last until 28 September 2020.

Thiamethoxam based PPP (plant protection products) standard registrations have been banned in the EU since 30 April 2019

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

Israel proposes new MRL for fluopyram and fluazinam

New MRL were proporsed for fluopyram and fluazinam in plums and zucchini by Israeli authorities.

Besides, amitrole MRL will be changed as soon as the next regulation regarding this active ingredient is published (according to the Israeli database on 14/May/2020)

The new MRLs values according to this amendment are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.

 

Belgium implements new GAP for Tau-fluvalinate PPP

On May 7, Belgium set new GAP (good agricultural practices) for Tau-fluvalinate PPPs (Plant protection products).

Following EU MRL revision and SANTE proposal for reducing the MRL for Tau-fluvalinate, Belgium sets  interval applications in some cereals and also sets a 14-day PHI (pre-harvest-interval) for potatoes. The products involved are:

  • EVURE (10728P / B)
  • MAVRIK (7535P / B)

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These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

 

BRAZIL AMENDS MRL FOR 25 ACTIVE ingredients

On May 6, 2020;  25 resolutions were published in Brazilian gazette  that modify the MRLs for the following active ingredients: 

Acetamiprid, azoxystrobin, bifenthrin, chlorothalonil,  Crysoperla externa, dicamba, dimethomorph, ethephon, fenoxaprop-p, fenoxaprop-p-e, fluazinam, flubendiamide, flumioxazin, flupyradifurone, folpet, haloxyfop-p-m, indoxacarb, kresoxim-m, methidathion, nicosulfuron, oxymatrine, prohexadione-calcium, pyraflufen-e, tebuconazole and trifloxystrobin

The new and changed MRLs values according to these regulations are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.

GERMANY EXTENDS FLONICAMID USES AS NEONICOTINOID ALTERNATIVE

On May, 6 2020 Germany extended uses of the flonicamid based insecticide: Teppeki. 

This Plant Protection Product (PPP) used to be allowed on winter wheat against aphids. After this extension Teppeki is also registered for use in barley, oats, rye and triticale against aphids and also in winter barley against aphid vectors. 

The extensions to the approval allow alternative to pesticides containing the neonicotinoid active ingredients like clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam which are banned to be used outdoors.

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

Germany cancels thiacloprid plant protection products (PPP)

Germany will revoke Biscaya plant protection product (PPP) on August 3, 2020

The cancellation also applies to the associated plant protection products of parallel trade. Both Biscaya and the parallel products could be used until February 3, 2021.

These periods result from the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/23 which rules the non-renewal of the approval of the active substance thiacloprid.

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

 

The U.S. EPA published a new set of approved PPP

On April 20, the U.S. EPA published a new set of approved plant protection products. 142 products have been registered. Here some of them:

Acceleron D-510 Fungicide Seed TreatmentA
Roundup TriMark Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Ready-To-Use
Alite 27 Herbicide
Fluopyram ST
CHAPARRAL
GrazonNext HL
Loyant CA
CAPTURE LFR SOIL INSECTICIDE
VKM32 Insect Control
WC-DCB
RANMAN FUNGICIDE
Scout Herbicide
DREXEL MES-O-SATE HERBICIDE
DREXEL TRIFLURALIN 10G
Ranman 400SC
FALGRO 2X LV
FAL 3100

The whole set of new registered products are already displayed at Homologa™ database

Germany withdraws approvals for Epoxiconazole

Today Germany has published that the approval of the plant protection products with the active ingredient epoxiconazole will be revoked on April 30th, 2020.

9 plant protection products(PPP) are affected: 

Osiris (approval number 006591-00)
Duet Ultra (006768-00)
EPOXION (006912-00)
Epoxion Top (006934-00)
InnoProtect Epoxion Top (006934-60)
Opus EC (006937-00)
Eleando (007025-00)
Retengo Plus (007087-00)
Ceriax (007226-00)
Viverda (007313-00)

These products may still be commercialised until October 30th, 2020. The last use date is October 30th, 2021.

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

New EU MRLs enter into force

EU Regulation 2019/1582 has come into force today 16th of April 2020. Maximum residue levels (MRLs) have been modified for the active substance imazalil.

 

Various products are impacted and, among others, MRLs have been lowered for citrus fruits, potatoes, tomatoes, barley grains, oat grains, rye grains and wheat grains.

 

The new MRLs values according to this amendment are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.

Australia MRLs amended

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has published a new amendment concerning Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs):

 

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code — Schedule 20 - Maximum residue limits Variation Instrument No. APVMA 3, 2020.

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2020L00380

 

This amendment entered into force on April 7.

Glufosinate and Glufosinate-ammonium saw its MRLs lowered for Podded pea (young pods) from 1 to 0.05 PPM.

The MRL of Carbetamid for Pulses has also been set at the LOD (Limit Of Determination) of 0.01 PPM.

 

The new and changed MRLs values according to this amendment are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.

 

ANVISA PROPOSES NEW BRAZIL MRL

Today, ANVISA has proposed new Brazil MRL through DOU (Brazilian gazette) for: deltamethrin, florpyrauxifen-benzyl/Rinskor, picoxystrobin and thiamethoxam

If eventually approved these changes will affect the following crops:

Apple (Malus domestica), avocado (Persea americana), carambola/star-fruit (Averrhoa carambola), chayote (Sechium edule), corn (Zea mays), eggplant-gilo (Solanum aethiopicum), gherkin-west-indian (Cucumis anguria), etc.

For more info, please check our Homologa™ database

New EU MRLs enter into force

EU Regulation 2019/1559  will come into force tomorrow the 7th of March 2020. Maximum residue levels (MRLs) for cyflufenamid, fenbuconazole, fluquinconazole will be modified.

Fenbuconazole will have its MRLs lowered for grapefruit, oranges, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashew nuts, chestnuts, coconuts, hazelnuts/cobnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nut kernels, pistachios, walnuts and blueberries.

The new and changed MRLs values according to this regulation are already loaded in our Homologa™ database.

 

Anvisa proposes new Brazil MRL

The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) has proposed new MRL in Brazil for the following active ingredients: 

Abamectin, Aviglycine, Aviglycine-Hydrochloride, Boscalid, Deltamethrin, Demeton-S, Dinocap, Disulfoton, Flufenpyr-Ethyl, Ioxynil-Octonoate, Lufenuron, MCPA-Thioethyl, Paclobutrazol, Picloram, Pyroxasulfone/Axeev, Tetradifon and Thiamethoxam

All the proposals have been published in the Brazilian official gazette, Diário Oficial da União (DOU) 

http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=01/04/2020&jornal=515&pagina=100

For the novel pre-emergence herbicide Pyrsoxasulfone Anvisa has proposed MRL for wheat, corn, soybeans, sugarcane, cassava, citrus and coffee.

For more info, please check our Homologa™ database

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