The European Commission has proposed to approve the active substance oxathiapiprolin from DuPont under the EU plant protection regulation (1107/2009). It will be formally included in Annex I on Mar 3rd, 2017 and will expire on Mar 3rd, 2027.

Ireland received on 14 November 2013 an application from DuPont de Nemours (Deutschland) GmbH for the approval of the active substance oxathiapiprolin.

The applicant shall submit to the Commission, the Member States and the Authority confirmatory information as regards:

(1)  The technical specification of the active substance as manufactured (based on commercial scale production) including the relevance of impurities;
(2)  The compliance of the toxicity and ecotoxicity batches with the confirmed technical specification.

The applicant shall submit the information requested under points (1) and (2) by 3 September 2017.

The product has been approved in many countries, such as US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand etc.