Call for information on use of glyphosate-containing substances
We are looking to receive any relevant information industry, users, other interested parties or the public can provide to us relating to the current use, practices, and benefits of glyphosate-containing substances. This includes any information relating to the effects of the substances, positive or adverse; toxicology; ecotoxicology; environmental fate studies; or monitoring results.
We particularly request information that relates to use and application of glyphosate in the different production and use scenarios in which it is used. This may include agricultural, domestic, and other uses including use in public areas, for conservation, or as an aquatic herbicide.
A [url=https://www.epa.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/Documents/Glyphosate-call-for-information/glyphosate-call-information-supplementary-information-apr21.doc]supplementary information document[/url] is available to assist in providing information that is best presented in table form (packaging information and use table). Complete this document as appropriate and attach it at the end of the form alongside any other additional information such as product labels, study data, scientific literature, or technical reports as separate documents.
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:firstname.lastname@example.org]email@example.com[/url]. Please send from the same email address provided in the online form and quote your unique response number which you will receive via email after submitting your response.
Responses must be received by[b] 5.00 pm, Friday 22 October 2021.
[b]How we will use this information
The information you provide in this call for information will be used to inform whether the EPA will assess the need to conduct a further reassessment and consider options for its scope. Should a formal reassessment application be made, interested parties will have an opportunity to make formal submissions on the application once it has been formally lodged.
[b]Your information may be made publicly available
We may publish or otherwise make available all or part of your response. This will include your name but not your contact details.
We acknowledge that some information may be commercially sensitive or be otherwise regarded as confidential. If you consider any of the information you are providing should not be made publicly available, please clearly indicate this within your response, and give the reasons, so we can consider this before publishing any information.
Any personal information you supply when providing information will be used only in relation to this call for information. We will store your personal information securely.
You have the right to access the personal information we hold about you and to ask for it to be corrected if it is wrong. If you would like to access your personal information, or have it corrected, please contact us at [url=mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]email@example.com[/url].
We may share your personal information with a third-party provider for customer surveys. If you would not like to be contacted for customer surveys please indicate in response to question 9 below.
[b]Official Information Act
The Official Information Act 1982 applies to information held by the EPA (subject to section 55 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 when applicable), and information held by the EPA may be released under the OIA unless there are grounds to withhold it.
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