Reminder: fenthion use to cease in October 2015

The Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicine Authority (APVAM) has issued a reminder that products containing fenthion may not be used after October 2015. This marks the end of a 12-month phase out period that commenced following thefinalisation of the review into fenthionand subsequent cancellation of the active constituent. Existing stocks can be used until current permits and conditions expire in October 2015. Any product that remains unused should be disposed of responsibly.Detailed informationis available on APVMA’s website.

APVMA Regulatory Update, 24 September 2015 ;http://www.apvma.gov.au ;