Application to introduce a new fungicide, Xivana
We are seeking your input on an application from Bayer New Zealand, to import or manufacture a new fungicide. It controls downy mildew in onions and late blight in tomatoes and potatoes.
Hearing or consideration
Submissions close on Wednesday, 26 January 2022 at 5.00 pm.
Xivana contains the active ingredient fluoxapiprolin. Alongside the European Union, we are among the first regulators worldwide to consider a release approval for this substance.
Bayer New Zealand has applied for approval to introduce the fungicide Xivana, which contains 20 g/L of the active ingredient fluoxapiprolin in the form of a suspension concentrate. The product is applied using ground-based and aerial application methods.
No overseas jurisdiction has previously granted approval for fluoxapiprolin, which is a new active ingredient to Aotearoa New Zealand.
Xivana is a fungicide that controls downy mildew in onions, late blight in tomatoes and potatoes. It is applied using ground-based and aerial application methods.
We have carried out a quantitative environmental and human health risk assessment. The results are outlined in the draft science memo.
Make a submission
Anyone can make a submission. Before you begin, please read the application summary submission guide.
From 11.00 am Wednesday 17 November until 8.00 am Tuesday 23 November an incorrect version of the Draft Science Memorandum was inadvertently uploaded to the website. Any persons that downloaded or printed that document are required to delete or destroy that document. You are hereby notified that this contained confidential information, and disclosure or use of that information would be unauthorised and a breach of confidence.
If you accessed the incorrect version of the draft Science Memorandum, please email the EPA at HS.Applications@epa.govt.nz
Carefully read the privacy information and notes on completing the form. You can answer some of or all the questions.
We encourage you to use the secure online submission form. When you submit the form you will be emailed a copy of your response and a reference number.
Alternatively, download the Word form, and email or post your response to us.
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