New Minor Use Permit

A new minor use permit been issued by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for the industry.The permit is a consolidation of multiple nursery insecticide permits into one permit and is valid until 30 Septermebr 2020.

The permit allows the use of;

Alpha-cypermethrin
CROP CARE DOMINEX DUO INSECTICIDE
Plus other registered products
Containing: 100 g/L alpha-cypermethrin as their only active constituent.
CONQUEST ALPHA FORTE 250 SC INSECTICDE
Plus other registered products
Containing: 250 g/L alpha-cypermethrin as their only active constituent.
Chlorantraniliprole
DUPONT CORAGEN INSECTICIDE
Plus other registered products
Containing: 200 g/L chlorantraniliprole as its only active constituent.
Chlorantraniliprole & Thiamethoxam
DURIVO INSECTICIDE
Plus other registered products
Containing: 100 g/L chlorantraniliprole and 200 g/L thiamethoxam as their only active constituent.
Imidacloprid
CONFIDOR 200 SC INSECTICIDE
Plus other registered products
Containing: 200 g/L imidacloprid as their only active constituent.
SUSCON MAXI SOIL INSECTICIDE
SUSCON MAXI INTEL SOIL INSECTICIDE
Containing: 50 g/kg imidacloprid as its only active constituent.
Indoxacarb
DUPONT AVATAR INSECTICIDE
Plus other registered products
Containing: 300 g/kg indoxacarb as its only active constituent

This is for the control of various insects  in nursery stock (non food). For further details of specific pests targeted please refer to the permit.

The minor use permit number is PER81707 and details of the permit are available here. Alternativley the permit can be accessed through the APVMA permit search engine here.

This permit applies to all Australian states and territories apart from Victoria as their ‘control-of-use’ legislation means that a permit is not required to legalise this off-label use in VIC.