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Minor use permits - Apr 2019

Publication date: 3 April 2019

The below minor use permits were recently issued by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). This information is circulated as part of Hort Innovation's Growing Innovation e-newsletter, which members and interested horticulture participants receive monthly. Sign up here.

Permit ID

Description (chemical/crop/pest or use)

 

Original date
of issue

Expiry
date

Permit
holder

Link

PER87515

(replaced PER14350)

Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis serotype H14 (Vectobac WG biological larvicide) / Mushrooms / Sciarids

 

15-Mar-19

30-Jun-24

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PER12590 Version 4

Spinetoram (delegate) / Pome fruit and stone fruit / Fruit fly (suppression only)

 

06-Oct-11

31-May-24

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PER87164

Version 2

Dimethoate / Specified citrus and tropical and sub-tropical inedible peel fruit commodities - post-harvest dip or flood spray / Various fruit fly species

 

1-Mar-19

31-Mar-24

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PER14816 Version 3

Azoxystrobin (Amistar 250 SC) / Carrot / Powdery mildew, sclerotinia rot/White mould and suppression of black rot

 

1-Jun-14

30-Jun-24

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PER87245

Sulphur (Sulfur 800 WG fungicide and miticide) / Blackberries / Broad mite, two-spotted mite, bean spider mite and red berry mite

All States

 

25-Mar-19

31-Mar-24

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PER14142

Version 2

Ioxynil (Totril) / Spring onions, shallots, welsh onions / Broadleaf weeds

Important note: This permit extension is intended to allow growers to use available product that they may still have on farm. There is currently no additional/further supply of Totril (Ioxynil) available, as it was withdrawn from the global market by Bayer in 2018.

 

17-Oct-13

31-Mar-21

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All efforts have been made to provide the most current, complete and accurate information on these permits, however you should always confirm all details on the APVMA website at https://portal.apvma.gov.au/permits. Details of the conditions of use associated with these permits can also be found on the APVMA site.

You can also access the Non-Performance Reporting Form for Horticultural Pesticides here. This form should be completed when an adverse experience occurs as a result of using a permit. A 'non-performance' is an unintended or unexpected effect on plants, plant products, animals, human beings or the environment, including injury, sensitivity reactions or lack of efficacy associated with the use of an agricultural chemical product(s) when used according to label (or permit) directions.

Users are advised that while the pesticide can be applied legally under the APVMA minor use permit, there can be a significant delay until the MRL gazetted by the APVMA is adopted in the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. Until this occurs the MRL may not be recognised and a zero tolerance may be imposed for residues of the pesticide resulting from its use according to the APVMA permit.


Please be aware that in the absence of an MRL in the Food Standards Code, the use of the pesticide according to the permit may result in the suspension of the produce in the marketplace. Please check the FSANZ website or the Australian Government ComLaw website (https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2014C01358/Download) to confirm if there are MRL established by the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.