Carbaryl-based pesticides re-evaluated

HEATHER LIGHT

 

Pesticides are registered under the Pest Control Products Act.  Every 15 years, pesticides are re-evaluated to determine if they continue to meet health and environmental safety standards, which could result in changes to allowed uses, treatment locations, frequency of applications and other label precautions. Carbaryl-based pesticides have recently been reevaluated. 

 

The re-evaluation decision document made by the Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency of Canada (PMRA) includes details about changes in use. See our factsheet below summarizing the carbaryl changes industry-wide. 

 

Growers may be impacted by the changes in carbaryl pesticides and their use as a result of the re-evaluation.

Heather Light is pesticide compliance officer, Pesticide Compliance Program, Regulatory Operations and Regions Branch, Health Canada.

If latest news: 
Check if it is latest news (for "Latest News" page)
Publish date: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Click to leave a comment

CAPTCHA
For security purposes, please confirm you are not a robot!

RELATED NEWS

Pylon miticide-insecticide has an expanded label for greenhouse use

PMRA has granted label expansion of Pylon miticide-insecticide for chili and onion thrips in greenhouse ornamentals. The product also suppresses pests in greenhouse fruiting crops/cucumbers. 

PMC to finalize research priorities July 9

The Pest Management Centre is in final stages of identifying 10 priority ‘A’ projects says executive director Dr. Marcos Alvarez. That’s a tough exercise to winnow from the current list of 47 projects, given the diversity of Canada’s horticultural industry.  

 

Bioceres WP registered for additional greenhouse crops

This biological mycoinsecticide label has been expanded via the Minor Use Program for management of whiteflies, aphids and thrips on additional greenhouse-grown crops in Canada. These include eggplant, lettuce, mint, onion and Brassica transplants, Asian water spinach and strawberries. 

Syngenta Group announces new structure

Multinational Syngenta organizes crop protection and seed units in Switzerland, Israel, United States and China.

 

Closer insecticide has broader label for potatoes

PMRA has granted approval for Closer insecticide in root and tuber vegetables to control leafhoppers and tarnished plant bug in addition to the existing label for aphid control.