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Regulatory Update - Products to be withdrawn from the market containing trifluralin

Regulatory Update: 37/2007

Issued: 11 October 2007


Information Update 10/07 provided notification of the future withdrawal of trifluralin from the plant protection products market. This Regulatory Update now provides the dates for withdrawal of trifluralin products.

The EC Decision (2007/629/EC) was published on 20 September 2007. The dates for withdrawal of plant protection products containing trifluralin are given below.

The UK has twenty-two professional products that must now be revoked in order to withdraw these products from the market and comply with the EC Decision.

Professional Products:

Approval for advertisement, sale and supply by any person will be revoked / withdrawn from 20 March 2008.

Approval will be given until 20 March 2009 for the storage and use.

Keeping up-to-date

You can keep up-to-date with EC issues, including the result of voting at the EC Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health by checking the EC news page of the European section of our website.

Contact Information

Enquiries concerning this update should be sent to Karen Trott (TEL: 01904 455750, email: or in writing).

Further Information

Non-inclusion Decision for trifluralin [pdf 2 pages]

List of professional products containing trifluralin to be withdrawn [excel, 1 page] from the market because of the EC review.

PSD databases - please note that at the time of issuing this Information Update the database may not be up-to-date with these revocation/withdrawal notices.

Information Update 10/07

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