Registration Decision RD2018-18, Afidopyropen; Sefina Insecticide; Versys Insecticide

Pest Management Regulatory Agency
4 December 2018
ISSN: 1925-0940 (PDF version)
Catalogue number: H113-25/2018-18E-PDF (PDF version)

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Registration Decision Statemen1 for Afidopyropen

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations, is granting registration for the sale and use of Inscalis Technical Insecticide, Sefina Insecticide and Versys Insecticide, containing the technical grade active ingredient afidopyropen to control aphids and whiteflies on various vegetables and tree fruits, soybeans, hazelnuts, and greenhouse and outdoor ornamentals.

This decision is consistent with the Proposed Registration Decision PRD2018-15, Afidopyropen; Sefina Insecticide; Versys Insecticide, which contains a detailed evaluation of the information submitted in support of this registration. The evaluation found that, under the approved conditions of use, the health and environmental risks and the value of the pest control products are acceptable. Health Canada received no comments on PRD2018-15.

Other Information

The relevant test data on which the decision is based (as referenced in PRD2018-15) are available for public inspection, upon application, in the PMRA’s Reading Room (located in Ottawa). For more information, please contact the PMRA’s Pest Management Information Service by phone (1-800-267-6315) or by e-mail (

Any person may file a notice of objection2 regarding this registration decision within 60 days from the date of publication of this Registration Decision. For more information regarding the basis for objecting (which must be based on scientific grounds), please refer to the Pesticides section of the website (Request a Reconsideration of Decision) or contact the PMRA’s Pest Management Information Service.

Footnote 1

“Decision statement” as required by subsection 28(5) of the Pest Control Products Act.

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As per subsection 35(1) of the Pest Control Products Act.

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