CE Europäische Union
  • 65 - Landwirtschaft

Cypermethrin (pesticide active substance); Pesticides and other agrochemicals (ICS 65.100)

Draft Commission Implementing Regulation renewing the approval of the active substance cypermethrin as a candidate for substitution in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market, and amending the Annex to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 (5 page(s), in English; 5 page(s), in English)

This draft Commission Implementing Regulation provides that the approval of the active substance cypermethrin is renewed in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. It is however, necessary to include certain conditions and restrictions for spray applications outdoors to ensure the required protection level for aquatic organisms and non-targeted arthropods including bees are possible.

Existing authorised plant protection products containing cypermethrin will be reviewed in accordance with the conditions and restrictions set in this act. The conditions and restrictions are based on the first evaluation of the substance for use as a pesticide active substance in the EU under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. The substance was formerly approved under Directive 91/414/EEC.

This decision only concerns the placing on the market of this substanceand does not affect the Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for residues of the concerned active substance. Any action on MRLs will be subject to notification under the SPS procedure.