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Chinese Pesticide Registration Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide for Successful Registration
Pesticides are essential substances used in agriculture and forestry to prevent or control the spread of diseases, insects, weeds, rodents, and other harmful organisms. They regulate plant growth and insect behavior, helping to maintain the integrity of crops and forests.
China’s Agrochemical Institute Opens Technical Mailbox for Pesticide Registration
On March 11, 2023, the Institute for the Control of Agrochemicals of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas of China (ICAMA) published a notice to announce the opening of a new technical consultation mailbox (yjsfw@agri.gov.cn).
A Comprehensive Guide to Authorizing Pesticide Registration Data in China
Currently, registering pesticide products in China can be costly and time-consuming due to regulations such as the Regulations on Pesticide Administration, Measures for the Administration of Pesticide Registration, and Requirements for Pesticide Registration Data. To help mitigate these challenges, authorizing pesticide product registration data can provide a more cost-effective and efficient solution.
China’s MOARA Launches New Pesticide Coordination Mechanism to Enhance Efficiency and Safety
On January 19, 2023, the General Office of China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MOARA) issued a notice on the establishment of a coordination mechanism for pesticide registration information, aimed at streamlining administration and delegating power, improving government, and upgrading services.
10 New Pesticide Products Approved for Registration in China
China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has announced the approval of 10 new pesticide product registrations from Sichuan Jinzhu Ecological Agricultural Science and Technology Co., Ltd. and three other enterprises. The National Pesticide Registration Review Committee has completed a technical and evaluation review of the applications, in accordance with the “Regulations on Pesticide Administration” and “Administrative Measures for Pesticide Registration.”
Complying with Disinfectant Regulations in China: Key Considerations
In 2022, Chinese officials fined a company for violating multiple regulations related to disinfectant products. This incident serves as a reminder that the Chinese government has strict regulations that must be followed by companies operating in China. To avoid penalties and fines, enterprises targeting China should take into account key considerations.
List of 70 Pesticide Products to be Prohibited and Restricted in China in 2023
According to the list of banned and restricted pesticide products in China, the ban dates of some pesticide products are approaching. 2,4-D butylate will be banned from January 23, 2023. Methyl bromide can be used for “quarantine fumigation treatment” and is forbidden in agriculture. Methidathion has no registered preparation. The legally produced products of Phorate, Isofenphos-methyl, Isocarbophos and Ethoprophos can be sold and used within the warranty period and will be prohibited for sale and use from September 1, 2024.
How to Register for Me-Too Technical Material Under China New Pesticide Regulation?
According to the Pesticide Registration Data Requirements, the registration of chemical pesticide technical material (technical concentrate) is divided into the registration of new pesticide technical material (TC), the registration of non-identical technical material (TC) and the registration of me-too technical material (TC). Compared with the registration of new and non-identical TC, the registration of me-too technical material requires fewer test data and expenses, and the corresponding registration period is shortened from four years to about one year.
Pesticide Product Planning and Registration Strategy under the New Pesticide Regulation in China:A Case Study of Prothioconazole
Prothioconazole is a broad-spectrum triazole fungicide with functions of protection, treatment, eradication and good systemic property. It is developed by Bayer and is mainly used to control many diseases of cereal crops such as wheat and barley and other plants such as rape, peanut, rice and legume crops. It has a good control effect on wheat scabs and other wheat diseases. It is one of the top ten fungicides in the world and has been registered and used in more than 60 countries and regions such as the European Union, the United States, Canada and Australia.
China Rejects Pesticide Product Registration for Efficacy Issues
When companies register pesticide products, China’s Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) always focuses on reviewing the safety and effectiveness of the product. If the product to be registered is inactive or has poor control effect on the target organisms, China’s MoA may reject the registration.
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