Consultation on Thiophanate-Methyl and Its Associated End-use Products, Proposed Re evaluation Decision PRVD2019-07

Notice to the reader:

The online consultation is now closed.

Health Canada is consulting Canadians on its proposed re-evaluation decision for thiophanate-methyl. Thiophanate-methyl is a fungicide that controls a broad spectrum of diseases on a wide variety of crops and use sites in Canada, including greenhouse non-food crops, terrestrial food crops, mushrooms, outdoor ornamentals, turf, and seed treatment. A list of thiophanate-methyl products can be found in Appendix I of the consultation document, or through the online Pesticide Label Search at Canada.ca.

Based on the outcome of the risk assessment, Health Canada proposes continued registration for many uses of thiophanate-methyl with mitigation measures including:

However, Health Canada is proposing to cancel the following uses of thiophanate-methyl, as risks to human health have not shown to be acceptable:

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 June 2019 to 26 September 2019 (90 calendar days).

To comment on PRVD2019-07:

If you would like to comment, see the Pest Management Regulatory Agency Publications Section page for contact information. Please be sure to include the title of the consultation document on which you are commenting.

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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