Illegal PPP and withdrawn active substances for growers from October
October will see two active substances' last date of sale by distributors or retailers take place. Separately, the use of one Plant Protection Product (PPP) will become illegal on October 1 due to their registration either being expired or revoked.
26 September 2019
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine’s (DAFM) Pesticide Registration and Control Division (PRCD), informs the trade on Plant Protection Products (PPP) which have had their registrations revoked or expired, rendering their use illegal. The PRCD also provides information regarding active substances which will be withdrawn from the Irish market.
Active Substances’ last date of sale by distributors or retailers
Retailers and wholesalers will be unable to sell products containing the two active substances listed below from October 31. The active substances have been subject to EU regulatory action. The grace periods for last date of use are listed below.
It should be noted that grace periods shorter than the usual six month sale plus 12 month use-up are prescribed in some instances.
|Products containing||Revoke date||Last date of sale by authorisation holder||Last date of sale by distributors or retailers||Last date of use||Regulation|
|Pymetrozine||30 April 2019||30 April 2019||31 October 2019||30 January 2020||Reg. (EU) 2018/1501|
|Fenpropimorph||31 December 2018||30 April 2019||31 October 2019||31 October 2020||Reg. (EU) No. 540/2011|
Fenpropimorph was withdrawn by the applicant from renewal process. You can find products containing these active substances here.
Plant Protection Products for which registrations have expired, or have been, or will be, revoked, and the use of which will become illegal during October 2019
|Product name||Company name||PCS No||Substance||Registration expiry date||Product use illegal from|
For the full list of PPPs of which their use will become illegal in 2019, click here.