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EU Proposes Non-renewal Of Acaricide Etoxazole
Jul 19, 2018

The European Commission issued a draft decision that not to renew the approval of the active substance etoxazole. Existing authorised plant protection products containing etoxazole will be withdrawn from the market. The non-approval is based on the first evaluation of the substance for use as a pesticide active substance in the EU under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The substance was formerly approved under Directive 91/414/ EEC.

This decision only concerns the placing on the market of this substance and does not affect the Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for residues of the concerned pesticide. However, following non-approval, separate action may be taken on MRLs. Any subsequent action on MRLs will be subject to notification under the SPS procedure.

Source: European Commission