Registration Decision RD2019-16, Hop Beta Acids (Present as Potassium Salts), HopGuard Liquid, HopGuard II

Pest Management Regulatory Agency
31 October 2019
ISSN: 1925-0940 (PDF version)
Catalogue number: H113-25/2019-16E-PDF (PDF version)

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Registration Decision StatementFootnote 1 for Hop Beta Acids (Present as Potassium Salts)

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 Potassium Beta Resin, a manufacturing concentrate HopGuard Liquid and the end-use product HopGuard II, containing the technical grade active ingredient hop beta acids (present as potassium salts), to control varroa mites in honeybee hives.

This decision is consistent with the Proposed Registration Decision PRD2019-08, Hop Beta Acids (Present as Potassium Salts), HopGuard Liquid, HopGuard II, 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 PRD2019-08.

Other Information

The relevant test data on which the decision is based (as referenced in PRD2019-08) 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 (hc.pmra.info-arla.sc@canada.ca).

Any person may file a notice of objectionFootnote 2 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 Canada.ca. (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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