Regulatory Update #109
10 September - 24 September 2010
Our View: Identifying dangerous pesticides
The APVMA has acknowledged and commented on the publication of a list of dangerous pesticides developed by the National Toxics Network in association with WWF Australia.
Updates to questions about the management of residues following plague locust control
The APVMA has updated answers to the common questions relating to the management of residues following plague locust control.
The following questions have been updated:
- What is a Grazing Withholding Period?
- The SAFEMEAT Plague Locust Brochure and Plague Locust Control Fact Sheet talk about Export Intervals. What are these intervals and how do I apply them in plague locust control?
- What does this mean in practice?
Updates to questions about recent changes to APVMA legislation
The APVMA is continuously updating the frequently asked questions about the recent legislative changes in line with enquiries we have received from registrants.
The following question has been updated:
- oes the APVMA still approve a label?
APVMA's position statement on vaccination protocols for cats and dogs updated
The APVMA has updated its position statement on the vaccination of cats and dogs to reflect recent developments and knowledge.
The following section has been updated:
- Matters of concern in regard to re-vaccination intervals
Updated Maximum Residue Limits (MRL) Standards
The MRL Standard tables were updated on 14 September 2010.
Updated standard for ethephon active constituent
The standard for the active constituent ethephon has been updated to include ethephon technical concentrate.
Updated Export Slaughter Intervals and Chemical Withholding Periods
Export Slaughter Intervals (ESIs) and Withholding Periods (WHPs) for products used in sheep and cattle were updated on 12 September 2010.