The following communication, dated 15 April 2019, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of the United States of America:
The notification G/TBT/N/USA/1461 was circulated in error and is therefore null and void; it is a duplicate of the notification G/TBT/N/USA/1445.Organic crop production; Farming and forestry (ICS 65.020), Pesticides and other agrochemicals (ICS 65.100)
National Organic Program; Proposed Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances for April 2018 NOSB Recommendations (Crops and Handling) (5 page(s), in English)
This proposed rule would amend the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) section of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) organic regulations to implement recommendations submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). This rule proposes to add elemental sulfur for use as a molluscicide in organic crop production, add polyoxin D zinc salt to control fungal diseases in organic crop production, and reclassify magnesium chloride from an allowed synthetic to an allowed nonsynthetic ingredient in organic handling.