Application to introduce two baits containing difenacoum
PelGar International Limited has applied for approval to import or manufacture two baits containing difenacoum.
Hearing or consideration
The baits contain 0.05 g/kg of the active ingredient difenacoum, in the form of either a wax block bait or soft bait (paste) for the control of rats and mice.
The period for making submissions on this application closed on 16 September 2022.
All documents are now before a Decision-making Committee for consideration.
This page will continue to be updated as information is received.
The products are ready-to-use baits for the control of rats and mice in specific types of bait stations, for use by professional and non-professional users.
Difenacoum is a new active ingredient to Aotearoa New Zealand but is approved in Australia, Europe, and the USA.
We have carried out a quantitative environmental and human health risk assessment. The results are outlined in the draft science memo.