Consultation on Pyriproxyfen and Its Associated End-use Products, Proposed Re evaluation Decision PRVD2019-10

Health Canada is consulting Canadians on the proposal to continue registration for all uses of pyriproxyfen, with label updates to further protect health and the environment. This proposed decision follows a re-evaluation of the pesticide under the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) Re-evaluation Program.

Pyriproxyfen contributes to the management of white flies in greenhouse vegetable and ornamental production, flea control in indoor, non-food areas of structures, and management of fleas on cats and dogs.

Currently registered products containing pyriproxyfen can be found in the Pesticide Label Search results and in Appendix I of the proposed re-evaluation decision.

Health Canada proposes label statements updated to standard baseline personal protective equipment, with standardized precautionary statements, best practice statements, and label directions to reflect actual use conditions.

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

How to Get Involved

This consultation is open for comment from 6 November 2019 to 4 February 2020 (90 calendar days).

To comment on PRVD2019-10:

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: PRVD2019-10, Pyriproxyfen 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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