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

February 19, 2009

The Ministry of the Environment invites public comments regarding its "Proposal for the Registration of Withholding Standards for Agricultural Chemicals". Comments will be accepted from February19, 2009 to March 20, 2009.
The proposal will establish the registration withholding standards for the prevention of damage to aquatic animals and plants for 7 agricultural chemicals (spinetoram, propyrisulfuron, pyributicarb, pyroquilon, flutolanil, metominostrobin, mepronil).
This standard will be established under Paragraph 2, Article 3 of the Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law.
All procedures related to this invitation 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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