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Minor use permit

Minor use permits - May 2021

Publication date: 4 May 2021

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

PER90928

Spinosad (Entrust Organic Insecticide) / Cucurbits, culinary herbs, fruiting vegetables, leafy vegetables including brassica leafy vegetables, legume vegetables (succulent seeds and immature pods only), root and tuber vegetables, stalk and stem including celery and rhubarb and ornamentals – nursery (non-bearing) / Leafminers (Liriomyza spp.) including vegetable leaf miner (Liriomyza sativae), pea leaf miner/serpentine leaf miner (Liriomyza huidobrensis) and American serpentine leaf miner (Liriomyza trifolii)

23-Apr-21

30-Apr-24

Hort Innovation

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PER13999 Version 7

Dimethoate / Olives (oil production only) / Olive lace bug, green vegetable bug and Rutherglen bug

19-Apr-13

31-Mar-22

Hort Innovation

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PER90178

Afidopyropen (Versys) / Blackberries and raspberries (cane berries) / Aphids including green peach aphid and greenhouse whitefly suppression

(All States and Territories)

20-Apr-21

30-Apr-24

Hort Innovation

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PER14742

Version 4

Methabenzthiazuron (Tribunil herbicide) / Leeks, spring onions and shallots / Various broadleaf and grass weeds

1-Jul-14

30-Apr-24

Hort Innovation

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PER90591

Fenbutatin Oxide (miticide) / Passionfruit / Passionvine mite and two-spotted mite

9-Apr-21

30-Apr-26

Hort Innovation

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PER90592

Methomyl / Macadamia / Banana fruit caterpillar

(QLD only)

9-Apr-21

30-Apr-26

Hort Innovation

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PER13952

Version 3

Pyraclostrobin (Cabrio) / Custard apple / Pseudocercospora leaf spot

31-May-13

30-Jun-23

Custard Apples Australia C/ Hort Innovation

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PER90820

Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (SfMNPV) (Fawligen Fall armyworm biocontrol) / Various crops including sweetcorn, root and tuber vegetables, legume vegetables and ornamentals flowers and plants / Fall armyworm

(All States and Territories)

30-Mar-21

31-Mar-24

Agri-Science Queensland

Supplier:Agbitech Pty Ltd

Download permit

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/Series/F2015L00468) to confirm if there are MRL established by the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.