The EPA is calling for information on 11 synthetic pyrethroids, and their use in New Zealand. This is an opportunity for you as interested parties and/or stakeholders to provide information on the types of synthetic pyrethroid-containing substances that are currently being used in New Zealand, the ways in which the substances are being used, the prevalence of those uses, and specific mitigation measures that are being used to protect our people and environment. The 11 synthetic pyrethroid insecticides we are seeking information on are as follows: Bifenthrin Bioresmethrin Cyfluthrin Cyhalothrin Lambda Cyhalothrin Cypermethrin Alpha Cypermethrin Deltamethrin Permethrin Fenvalerate Tetramethrin [b]You have until [u]Friday 1 February 2019[/u] to send us a response regarding use of products in and around the home. We have extended the deadline period for agricultural and other commercial, non-home use products until [u]Friday 1 March 2019[/u][/b] When providing information, please provide your comments under the relevant headings below, and attach any evidence or supporting information as applicable. The links to the Tables can be found here [url=][b]Table A: Trade name and packaging information [/b][/url] [url=][b]Table B: GAP Table[/b][/url][b]  [/b] [url=][b]Table C: Use Table for other product uses[/b][b] [/b][/url][b] [/b]As this is an opportunity for you to provide us with your relevant information, please focus on the areas that are of relevance to you. We encourage you to submit additional information such as product labels, study data, scientific literature, or technical reports as separate documents. If you choose to submit separate documents, please briefly identify these in the relevant section of the feedback form. It would be helpful if you can complete the questions as comprehensively as possible and provide additional comments where appropriate. This information will be useful to ensure use scenarios are accurate and applicable to the products in the reassessment. [b]Attaching documents to the online form[/b] You can attach documents to this online form. After you enter your submission details and click "continue" at the bottom of the page you will be able to add PDF, JPG, or PNG files in support of your feedback. [b]Feedback may be made publicly available[/b] The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) may publish all or part of your feedback on its website at[url=][u][b][/b][/u][/url].Providing feedback implies that you consent to such publication, unless you clearly specify otherwise in your feedback. 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.

Part 1: Manufacture and Import Volumes
Part 2: Trade Name and packaging information
Part 3: Use and Application Information (Agriculture) - We are seeking information on how these synthetic pyrethroid-containing substances are used in the agriculture sector in New Zealand. We are seeking information on the use patterns for different crops, the prevalence of use for each crop type, and whether this use corresponds with a particular product label or is an off label use.
Part 4: Use and Application Information (other than crop protection products) We are seeking information on how these synthetic pyrethroid-containing substances are used in the home, residential areas, or for commercial uses other than crop protection products (for example timber treatments and veterinary medicines). For these substances we are seeking information on which products are being used, where they are being used, and how they are being used.
Part 5: Exposure Mitigation Measures - We are seeking information on any exposure mitigation measures that are currently being used to limit environmental or human exposure for substances containing synthetic pyrethroids, including industry practices, that are additional to any label requirements. We would like to know whether any additional measures are currently being used to minimise environmental or human health exposure.
Part 6: Scientific and Technical Information - If your answer is yes for any of the questions below, please provide this information as attachments
Part 7: Benefits and Alternatives Information - We are seeking information on the benefits of these synthetic pyrethroid-containing substances, and the possible effects of these substances becoming unavailable.
Part 8: Any other pertinent information