Active constituents are the substance/s in an agvet chemical product primarily responsible for a product's biological or other effects. They must be approved either before, or at the same time, the product is being registered. A limited number of active constituents are exempt from APVMA approval.
TRIPS protection (intellectual property rights)
The APVMA ensures the quality of active constituents used in agricultural chemical products through its Quality Assurance Scheme for Agricultural Active Constituents and Agricultural Chemical Products: The AgQA Scheme.
The record for approved active constituents for chemical products is updated monthly, updates are also recorded in APVMA Gazette.
Below is the list of Approved Active Constituents as at 19 February 2014.
- Record of Approved Active Constituents A-Z (PDF, 1.4Mb)
- Record of Approved Active Constituents A-Z (MS Excel XLS, 375kb)