Registration Decision RD2019-12, 1-Octanol and 1,4Zap

Pest Management Regulatory Agency
22 August 2019
ISSN: 1925-0940 (PDF version)
Catalogue number: H113-25/2019-12E-PDF (PDF version)

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Registration Decision StatementFootnote 1 for 1-Octanol

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, is granting registration for the sale and use of 1,4Zap Technical and 1,4Zap containing the technical grade active ingredient 1-octanol, for post-harvest application on stored potatoes to control emerged sprouts in ventilated storage facilities only.
This decision is consistent with the Proposed Registration Decision PRD2019-05, 1-Octanol and 1,4Zap, 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 PRD2019-05, 1-Octanol and 1,4Zap.

Other Information

The relevant test data on which the decision is based (as referenced in PRD2019-05, 1-Octanol and 1,4Zap) 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 objction Footnote 2 regarding this registration decision wiethin 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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Footnote 2

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

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