Consultation on Azadirachtin and Its Associated End-use Product, Proposed Re evaluation Decision PRVD2018-10

This consultation is now closed.

Azadirachtin, extracted from seeds of the tropical neem tree, is a registered pesticide used to control insects on trees. The technical-grade azadirachtin is called NeemAzal, and the commercial product is called TreeAzin, whose labels can be found in the pesticide label search database.

Following a scheduled re-evaluation under the Re-evaluation Program, Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is consulting Canadians on the proposal to continue all uses of azadirachtin. No new risk mitigation measures for product labels are being proposed as a result of the review.

For more information on the proposed decision open the “Proposed Re-evaluation Decision”.

How to Get Involved

This consultation is open for comment from 29 March 2018 to 27 June 2018 (90 calendar days).

To comment on PRVD2018-10:

Step 1  Request the full consultation document to read the Science Evaluation that is the basis of this proposed regulatory decision.

Step 2  Submit comments to the PMRA Publications Section.

All comments received will be considered. A final re-evaluation decision will consider additional scientific information provided during the public comment period.

Please refer to the document title (for example: PRVD2018-10, Azadirachtin and Its Associated End-use Product) when providing comments.

Reporting to Canadians

Health Canada will make the results of this consultation available on this website. Once the decision is finalized, the PMRA will post a Re-evaluation Decision on the Pesticides and Pest Management Reports and Publications portion of Canada.ca.

If you have any questions, contact the Pest Management Information Service.

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