Call for information on use of organophosphates and carbamates (OPCs)
The focus of this call for information is substances containing [b]bendiocarb, carbaryl, chlorfenvinphos, coumaphos, fenitrothion, fenthion, formetanate, furathiocarb, maldison/malathion, methiocarb, methomyl, propetamphos, propoxur, temephos, tetrachlorvinphos, [/b]or [b]thiodicarb[/b] as the active ingredient.
We believe there has been a decrease in the use of a number of approvals containing these chemicals, with some active ingredients appearing to no longer be in use, while other actives show a marked decline in use.
We are seeking information to confirm the current use status of these approvals, and information on any critical uses to illustrate the benefits for any substances which remain in use. The information we receive will be used to inform our reassessment work plan, and help us make an initial proposal on how these substances should be managed in the future.
Please provide as much information as you are able. At the end of the form you will have an opportunity to upload up to five supporting documents (maximum file size 5 MB each, [b]“.doc” or “.pdf” format only[/b]). Alternatively, larger files and other formats can be emailed to [url=mailto:email@example.com]firstname.lastname@example.org[/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.
Please complete the response form before [b]Friday 28 May 2021, 5.00pm[/b].
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