Tebuconazole and propiconazole are active ingredients used as fungicides. Both substances are used as timber treatments, and as pesticides across a range of cereals and fruit crops. We are consulting on the EPA’s reassessment of tebuconazole and propiconazole and its formulations. Public submissions on the content of the reassessment application and our initial proposals are now being accepted. This consultation is open until 5pm on[b] Thursday 16 December 2021[/b]. Please read the [url=https://www.epa.govt.nz/assets/FileAPI/hsno-ar/APP204244/APP204244_20211103_Application_form_reassessment_tebuconazole_propiconazole.pdf]application documents[/url] and [url=https://www.epa.govt.nz/assets/FileAPI/hsno-ar/APP204244/APP204244_20211103_Summary_and_submission_guidance.pdf]submission guidance[/url] before filling out this submission form. In your submission you can provide information, make comments, raise issues, and indicate whether you support or oppose the proposals. Supporting documents can also be uploaded as part of your submission. Your submission will be considered in the decision-making process. On the next page, a maximum of 15 files (up to 25 MB each) can be uploaded in the following formats: txt, .csv, .docx, .doc, .xlsx. Alternatively, larger files and other formats can be emailed to [url=mailto:reassessments@epa.govt.nz]reassessments@epa.govt.nz[/url]. Please send from the same email address provided in the online form and quote your unique response number which you will receive after submitting your response. Please note that submissions will be made publicly available on our website. [b]Confidential information[/b] The Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) applies to all information held by the EPA (subject to section 55 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996), and information may be released under the OIA unless there are grounds to withhold it. If you consider any part of your submission is confidential, please clearly label it as such and include the reasons why you think the information is confidential (eg, you may consider some information to be commercially sensitive). Further information on the OIA is at [url=http://www.ombudsman.parliament.nz]www.ombudsman.parliament.nz[/url] Please fill in the form below, then click Continue to review your submission. At any time you may click Save and Exit so that you can return later.

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1. What is your position on the proposals set out in the reassessment application? Please outline your reasons in the text box below.
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