TITLE

Website clarifies chemical use for cross-compliance

AUTHOR(S)
Abram, Mike
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/9/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Great Britain's Pesticides Safety Directorate to publish a guidance on the use of pesticide spray on its website. The guidance suggests that the pesticides should comply with the Conditions of Approval for use and the Code of Practice for Using Plant Protection Products. It also clarifies that the product label had a statutory basis. It consists of a question and answer document on products to address concerns on pesticide use.
ACCESSION #
24843298

 

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