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Public Comments are Invited Regarding the "Proposal for Registration Withholding Standards for Agricultural Chemicals"

May 15, 2009

The Ministry of the Environment invites public comments regarding its "Proposal for the Registration Withholding Standards for Agricultural Chemicals." Comments will be accepted from May 15, 2009 to June 13, 2009.
The proposal will establish the registration withholding standards for the prevention of damage to aquatic animals and plants for nine agricultural chemicals (iprobenfos, triflumizole, bensulfuron-methyl, pendimethalin, milbemectin, mecoprop-potassium, mecoprop-dimethylamine, mecoprop-P-potassium, and mecoprop-P-isopropylamine).
These standards will be established under Paragraph 2, Article 3 of the Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law.
All procedures will be conducted in Japanese; comments must also be submitted in Japanese.
For further information, please visit the Ministry of the Environment's website, http://www.env.go.jp/info/iken.html (in Japanese only).

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