Consultation on Tebufenozide and Its Associated End-use Products, Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2019-06

Notice to the reader:

This consultation is now closed.

Health Canada is consulting Canadians on the proposal to continue all uses of tebufenozide, with label updates to further protect health and the environment, following the re-evaluation under the Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s (PMRA) Re-evaluation Program.

Tebufenozide is a pesticide used by growers and commercial applicators to control moth larvae on certain crops, ornamentals, and trees. Products containing tebufenozide include Mimic, Limit and Confirm products. For a full list of products containing tebufenozide, please consult Appendix I in the PRVD or visit the Pesticide Label Search database.

To meet current labelling standards, label updates related to personal protective equipment, spray drift, and restricted-entry intervals are proposed. Other proposed updates also include label statements to reduce runoff to adjacent aquatic habitats, an environmental hazard statement to indicate that tebufenozide is toxic to sediment-dwelling invertebrates, and spray buffer zones to protect aquatic habitats from drift.

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

How to Get Involved

This consultation is open for comment from 11 june 2019 to 9 September 2019 (90 calendar days).

To comment on PRVD2019-06:

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: PRVD2019-06, Tebufenozide 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

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

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