Consultation on (Z,Z)-3,13-Octadecadien-1-yl acetate and Its Associated End-use Products, Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2018-07

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(Z,Z)-3,13-octadecadien-1-yl acetate is a naturally occurring pheromone, which disrupts mating in certain species of moths. It is a registered pesticide used by growers and licensed applicators to control moth populations in various trees and bushes. When used according to label directions, the potential risk to human health and the environment is not expected to be of concern.

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 the registration of products containing (Z,Z)-3,13-octadecadien-1-yl acetate for sale and use in Canada.

Brand names include Isomate and Peach Tree Borer Pheromone. Labels for all registered (Z,Z)-3,13-Octadecadien-1-yl acetate products can be found in the pesticide label search database.

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

How to Get Involved

This consultation is open for comment from 28 February 2018 to 29 May 2018 (90 calendar days).

To comment on PRVD2018-07:

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: PRVD2018-07, (Z,Z)-3,13-Octadecadien-1-yl acetate and Its Associated End-use Products) 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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