Category: International

Canada – PMRA Guidance Document, Guidance for completing the Statement of Product Specification Form (Form 6003)

Health Canada – Pest Management Regulatory Agency 16 August 2022 Note: This guidance update is not a result of the work performed for PMRA’s current transformation as communicated in April 2022. This guidance is a reflection of the current process. If changes are required as a result of PMRA Transformation, updates to this document will take place a later time. Document history (revision/update) Updated Update/Rationale: 7 January 2022 Administrative revision and update of content 26 September 2007 Original date of issuance Disclaimer This document does not constitute part of the Pest Control Products Act or its regulations and in the ... Read more

Canada – Proposed Registration Decision PRD2022-10, Beauveria bassiana strain R444 and Bb-Protec

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) invites the public to submit written comments on the proposed registration decision for Beauveria bassiana strain R444 and Bb-Protec. Proposed Registration Decision PRD2022-10 is a consultation document that summarizes the science evaluation for Beauveria bassiana strain R444 and Bb-Protec and presents the reasons for the proposed decision. The PMRA will consider any comments received before making a final decision on Beauveria bassiana strain R444 and Bb-Protec. How to get involved This consultation is open for comment from 15 August 2022 to 29 September 2022 (45 calendar days). Open the “Consultation Summary” to access the document. ... Read more

Hong Kong – Appeal for blood donations as blood stocks run low

Appeal for blood donations as blood stocks run low ************************************************** The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:      The spokesperson for the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) today (September 26) announced that the blood inventories have been depleted to very low levels, with only three to four days’ stock. It is important to duly replenish the blood inventories to meet the blood demand of local hospitals during the National Day and Chung Yeung Festival public holidays. The BTS urgently appealed to members of the public to donate blood to provide sufficient blood supply for clinical transfusion ... Read more

Hong Kong – Appeal for information on missing man in Tin Sum (with photo)

Appeal for information on missing man in Tin Sum (with photo) *************************************************************      Police today (September 26) appealed to the public for information on a man who went missing in Tin Sum.      Ng Wai-keong, aged 34, went missing after he left his residence in Chun Shek Estate on January 11 noon. His family made a report to Police on September 13.                He is about 1.65 metres tall, 50 kilograms in weight and of thin build. He has a pointed face with yellow complexion and short black hair.                 Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the missing ... Read more

Canada – Proposed Maximum Residue Limit PMRL2022-16, Fenazaquin

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) invites the public to submit written comments on the proposed maximum residue limit (MRL) for fenazaquin up to 75 days from the date of publication of this consultation document. The PMRA will consider all comments received before making a final decision on the proposed MRL for fenazaquin. How to get involved This consultation is available for comment from 29 August 2022 to 12 November 2022 (75 calendar days). Open the “Consultation Document” link to access the document. If you would like to comment, see the Pest Management Regulatory Agency Publications Section page for contact information. ... Read more

Canada – Les Arrosages Fertijet inc. was fined under the Pest Control Products Act.

This section provides information on violations of the Pest Control Products Act and its Regulations that have resulted in warnings, penalties, and/or convictions. The Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPS) Act provides a system of penalties and warnings for violations of several federal Acts including the Pest Control Products Act, which regulates pesticides. The AMPS Act allows Canadian pesticide regulatory officials to impose penalties without having to pursue formal prosecution. As a result of amendments to the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations Respecting the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations, the penalties have increased. The applicable penalty ... Read more