Consultation on Iron (Present as Ferrous Sulfate Monohydrate and Ferrous Sulfate Heptahydrate) and Its Associated End-use Products, Proposed Re evaluation Decision PRVD2019-01
Iron (Present as Ferrous Sulfate Monohydrate and Ferrous Sulfate Heptahydrate) is a registered pesticide used by licensed applicators to control moss on lawn and turf. A full list of registered products containing ferrous sulfate can be found in the Pesticide Label Search or in Appendix I of this PRVD.
Following a 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 ferrous sulfate, with updates to label directions to meet current labelling standards. These include the following:
- Updated environmental hazard label statements; and
- An updated statement about re-entering treated areas following application.
How to Get Involved
This consultation is open for comment from 5 March 2019 to 3 June 2019 (90 calendar days).
To comment on PRVD2019-01:
- 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: PRVD2019-01, Iron (Present as Ferrous Sulfate Monohydrate and Ferrous Sulfate Heptahydrate) 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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