POLYRAM DF

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • POLYRAM DF FUNGICIDE SPRAY
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Dry Flowable
  • Units in package:
  • 15kg,25kg
  • Class:
  • AgChem
  • Medicine domain:
  • Equipment
  • Medicine type:
  • Agrochemical
  • Manufactured by:
  • BASF AUSTRALIA

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • POLYRAM DF FUNGICIDE SPRAY
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • APPLE CROP = APPLE ORCHARD | ASPARAGUS | BANANA | BEAN | BROAD BEAN | BROCCOLI | BRUSSELS SPROUTS | CABBAGE | CAPSICUM OR PEPPER
  • Therapeutic area:
  • Group M3 Fungicide
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • ALTERNARIA LEAF BLIGHT OR SPOT BLIGHT | ALTERNARIA LEAF SPOT - ALTERNARIA SPP. | ANTHRACNOSE - C. GLOEOSPORIDES | ANTHRACNOSE ON BEAN | ANTHRACNOSE ON VINES/RUBUS SPP. | APPLE SCAB | ASCOCHYTA BLIGHT | BITTER ROT | BLACK PIT | BLACK SPOT | BLACK SPOT/SCAB IN APPLE/PEAR | BLUE MOULD | BLUE MOULD ON TOBACCO | BOTRYTIS | BROWN SPOT ON TOBACCO | CERCOSPORA LEAF SPOT | CHOCOLATE SPOT ON BEAN | CORDANA LEAF SPOT | DOWNY MILDEW | DOWNY MILDEW ON COLE CROP/BRASSICA | DOWNY MILDEW ON CUCURBIT | DOWNY MILDEW ON GRAPE | DOWNY MILDEW ON LETTUCE | EARLY BLIGHT ON CELERY | EARLY BLIGHT OR TARGET BLACKSPOT | FLY SPECK | FROG EYE SPOT ON TOBACCO | FRUIT SPECKLE - DEIGHTONIELLA TORULOSA | GUMMY STEM BLIGHT OR SPUR BLIGHT | LATE BLIGHT OR LEAF SPOT | LATE OR IRISH BLIGHT ON TOMATO OR POTATO | LEAF SPOT | PEAR SCAB | PHOMOPSIS CANE | PUCCINIA RUST | PURPLE BLOTCH | RING SPOT ON BRASSICA/COLE CROP | RIPE FRUIT SPOT | RUST | RUST - UROMYCES APPENDICULATUS | SEPTORIA SPOT ON LETTUCE | SEPTORIA SPOT ON TOMATO | SHOT HOLE | SOOTY BL
  • Product summary:
  • For the control of fungal diseases in apples, pears, grapevines, stone fruit, bananas, mangoes, poppies, chickpeas, lentils, field peas, faba beans and certain vegetable crops.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Registered and available
  • Authorization number:
  • 30467/61798
  • Authorization date:
  • 14-02-2014
  • Last update:
  • 15-06-2017

Summary of Product characteristics: dosage,interactions,side effects

Safetydata sheet

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

1. Substance/preparation and companyidentification

POLYRAM DF

Company:

BASFAustralia Limited (ABN 62 008 437 867)

500 PrincesHighwayNoble Park

Victoria 3174 Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9212 1500

Telefaxnumber: +61 3 9212 1511

Emergencyinformation:

1800 803 440 (24h)[within Australia]

+61 3 9212 1666 [outside Australia]

2. Hazard identification

HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCE, NON-DANGEROUSGOOD

Verytoxicto aquaticorganisms, maycause long-termadverse effectsin the aquaticenvironment.

Maycause sensitization byskin contact.

Keep awayfromfood, drinkand animal feeding stuffs.

When using do not eat, drinkorsmoke.

Avoid contact with skin.

Keep out ofthe reach ofchildren.

Thismaterial and itscontainermustbe disposed ofin a safe way.

Wearsuitable gloves.

Ifswallowed, seekmedical advice immediatelyand showthiscontainerorlabel.

Use appropriate containerto avoid environmental contamination.

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

3. Composition/information on ingredients

Chemical nature

crop protection product, fungicide, waterdispersible granules

Hazardousingredients

metiram

Content (W/W): 70 %

CAS Number: 9006-42-2

sodiumdiisobutyl naphthalene sulphonate

Content (W/W): 1.3 %

CAS Number: 27213-90-7

The wording ofthe hazard symbolsand R-phrasesisspecified in chapter16 ifdangerousingredients

are mentioned.

4. First-aid measures

General advice:

Avoid contact with the skin, eyesand clothing. Take offimmediatelyall contaminated clothing. If

difficultiesoccur:Obtain medical attention. Showcontainer, label and/orsafetydata sheet to

physician.

Ifinhaled:

Keep patient calm, remove to fresh air, seekmedical attention.

On skin contact:

Aftercontact with skin, wash immediatelywith plentyofwaterand soap. Ifirritation develops, seek

medical attention.

Oncontact with eyes:

Immediatelywash affected eyesforat least 15 minutesunderrunning waterwith eyelidsheld open,

consult an eye specialist.

On ingestion:

Rinse mouth immediatelyand then drinkplentyofwater, seekmedical attention.

Note to physician:

Treatment: Treat according to symptoms(decontamination, vital functions),no known specific

antidote.

5. Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:

waterspray,foam, dryextinguishing media, carbon dioxide

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

Specifichazards:

carbon monoxide, hydrogen sulphide, nitrogen oxides, sulfuroxides

The substances/groupsofsubstancesmentioned can be released in case offire.

Special protective equipment:

Wearself-contained breathing apparatusand chemical-protective clothing.

Furtherinformation:

In case offire and/orexplosion do not breathe fumes.Keep containerscool byspraying with waterif

exposed to fire. Collect contaminated extinguishing waterseparately, do not allowto reach sewage

oreffluent systems.Dispose offire debrisand contaminated extinguishing waterin accordance with

official regulations.

6. Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:

Use personal protective clothing. Avoid dust formation. Sourcesofignition should be kept well clear.

Avoid contact with the skin, eyesand clothing. Remove contaminated clothes, undergarmentsand

shoesimmediately.

Environmental precautions:

Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater. Do not discharge into the subsoil/soil.

Methodsforcleaning up ortaking up:

Forsmall amounts: Sweep/shovel up.

Forlarge amounts: Sweep/shovel up.

Avoid raising dust. Cleaning operationsshould be carried out onlywhile wearing breathing

apparatus. Dispose ofabsorbed material in accordance with regulations. Collect waste in suitable

containers,which can be labeled and sealed. Clean contaminated floorsand objectsthoroughlywith

waterand detergents, observing environmental regulations.

7. Handling and storage

Handling

No special measuresnecessaryifstored and handled correctly. Ensure thorough ventilation of

storesand workareas.

Protection against fire and explosion:

Dust can forman explosive mixture with air. The product iscombustible. Avoid dust formation. Avoid

deposition ofdust. Prevent electrostaticcharge -sourcesofignition should be kept well clear-fire

extinguishersshould be kept handy.

Storage

Segregate fromfoodsand animal feeds.

Furtherinformation on storage conditions: Keep awayfromheat. Protect against moisture. Protect

fromdirect sunlight.

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

Storage stability:

Storage duration: 24 Months

Protect fromtemperaturesabove: 30 °C

Changesin the propertiesofthe product mayoccurifsubstance/product isstored above indicated

temperature forextended periodsoftime.

8. Exposure controls and personal protection

Componentswith workplace control parameters

no exposure standard allocated

Personal protective equipment

Respiratoryprotection:

Breathing protection ifdustsare formed. Wearrespiratoryprotection ifventilation isinadequate.

Particle filterwith mediumefficiencyforsolid and liquid particles(e.g. EN 143 or149, Type P2 or

FFP2)

Hand protection:

Suitable chemical resistant safetygloves(EN 374)also with prolonged, direct contact

(Recommended: Protective index6, corresponding > 480 minutesofpermeation time according to

EN 374): E.g. nitrile rubber(0.4 mm), chloroprene rubber(0.5 mm), butyl rubber(0.7 mm)and other

Eye protection:

Safetyglasseswith side-shields(frame goggles)(e.g. EN 166)

Bodyprotection:

Bodyprotection mustbe chosen depending on activityand possible exposure, e.g. apron, protecting

boots, chemical-protection suit (according to DIN-EN 465).

General safetyand hygiene measures:

The statementson personal protective equipment in the instructionsforuse applywhen handling

crop-protection agentsin final-consumerpacking. Avoid contact with the skin, eyesand clothing.

Wearing ofclosed workclothing isrecommended. Take offimmediatelyall contaminated clothing.

Store workclothing separately. Keep awayfromfood, drinkand animal feeding stuffs. No eating,

drinking, smoking ortobacco use at the place ofwork. Handsand/orface should be washed before

breaksand at the end ofthe shift.

9. Physical and chemical properties

Form: granules

Colour: light brown

Odour: product specific

pH value: approx. 6.9

(10 g/l, 20 °C)

Flammability: doesnot ignite

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

Ignition temperature: 280 °C

Self-ignition temperature:140 °C

Minimumignition energy:> 1.3 J

Fire promoting properties: not fire-propagating

Bulkdensity: approx. 550 kg/m3

(20 °C)

Solubilityin water: dispersible

10. Stabilityand reactivity

Conditionsto avoid:

Temperature: > 30 °C

Avoid direct sunlight. Avoid humidity.

Thermal decomposition: > 350 °C

No decomposition ifstored and handled as

prescribed/indicated.

Substancesto avoid:

acids, bases

Hazardousreactions:

Dust explosion hazard.

Hazardousdecomposition products:

No hazardousdecomposition productsifstored and handled asprescribed/indicated.

11. Toxicological information

LD50/oral/rat: > 5,000 mg/kg

LC50/byinhalation/rat: > 2.71 mg/l / 4 h

LD50/dermal/rat: > 2,000 mg/kg

Primaryskin irritation/rabbit: non-irritant

Primaryirritationsofthe mucousmembrane/rabbit: non-irritant

Sensitization/guinea pig: sensitizing

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

Additional information:

Misuse can be harmful to health.

12. Ecological information

Ecotoxicity

Toxicityto fish:

Oncorhynchusmykiss/LC50 (96 h): 0.955 mg/l

Aquaticinvertebrates:

Daphnia magna/EC50 (48 h): 0.25 mg/l

Aquaticplants:

Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata/EC50 (72 h): 0.191 mg/l

Ankistrodesmusbibraianus/EC50 (72 h): 0.09 mg/l

Persistence and degradability

Elimination information

Information on: metiram

Evaluation: Not readilybiodegradable (byOECD criteria).

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Additional information

Otherecotoxicological advice:

Do not discharge product into the environment without control.

13. Disposal considerations

Must be dumped orincinerated in accordance with local regulations.

Contaminated packaging:

Contaminated packaging should be emptied asfaraspossible and disposed ofin the same manner

asthe substance/product.

14. Transport information

Domestic transport:

Hazardclass: 9

Packing group: III

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

ID-number: UN 3077

Hazard label: 9

Propershipping name: ENVIRONMENTALLYHAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.

(containsMETIRAM 70%)

Further information

HazchemCode:2Z

IERGNumber:47

Sea transport

IMDG

Hazardclass: 9

Packing group: III

ID-number: UN 3077

Hazard label: 9

Marine pollutant: YES

Propershipping name: ENVIRONMENTALLYHAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.

(containsMETIRAM 70%, , , )

Airtransport

IATA/ICAO

Hazardclass: 9

Packing group: III

ID-number: UN 3077

Hazard label: 9

Propershipping name: ENVIRONMENTALLYHAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.

contains(METIRAM 70%, , )

15. Regulatoryinformation

National legislation/Regulations

Standard forthe UniformScheduling ofDrugsand Poisons(Australia):

PoisonsSchedule: Drugs& Poisons, Schedule 5

Hazardsymbol(s)

XiIrritant.

N Dangerousforthe environment.

R-phrase(s)

R50/53 Verytoxicto aquaticorganisms, maycause long-termadverse effects

in the aquaticenvironment.

R43 Maycause sensitization byskin contact.

S-phrase(s)

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BASFAustralia Limited Safetydata sheet

Date /Revised: 15.06.2006 Version: 1.0

Product:POLYRAMDF

Classified ashazardousaccording to criteria ofNOHSC

222 28 F

(30266153/SDS_CPA_AU/EN)

Date ofprint 04.09.2006

S13 Keep awayfromfood, drinkand animal feeding stuffs.

S20/21 When using do not eat, drinkorsmoke.

S24 Avoid contact with skin.

S2 Keep out ofthe reach ofchildren.

S35 Thismaterial and itscontainermustbe disposed ofin a safe way.

S37 Wearsuitable gloves.

S46 Ifswallowed, seekmedical advice immediatelyand showthiscontainer

orlabel.

S57 Use appropriate containerto avoid environmental contamination.

Hazard determining component(s)forlabelling: METIRAM, SODIUM DIISOBUTYL NAPHTHALENE

SULPHONATE

Otherregulations

Forthe userofthisplant-protective product applies: 'To avoid risksto man and the environment,

complywith the instructionsforuse.' (Directive 1999/45/EC, Article 10, No. 1.2)

16. Other information

Full text ofhazard symbolsand R-phrasesifmentioned ashazardouscomponentsin chapter2:

Vertical linesin the left hand margin indicate an amendment fromthe previousversion.

The data contained in thissafetydata sheet are based on ourcurrent knowledge and experience and

describe the product onlywith regard to safetyrequirements. The data do not describe the product's

properties(product specification). Neithershould anyagreed propertynorthe suitabilityofthe product for

anyspecificpurpose be deduced fromthe data contained in the safetydata sheet. It isthe responsibility

ofthe recipient ofthe product to ensure anyproprietaryrightsand existing lawsand legislation are

observed.

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Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The food enzyme is an endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) produced with a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus oryzae by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This xylanase is intended to be used in baking and cereal‐based processes. Based on the proposed maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organic solids (TOS) was e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐a‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐OC by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels recommended, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐SO by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The coccidiostat Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) is considered safe for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying at the highest use level of 50 mg monensin and 50 mg nicarbazin/kg complete feed. This conclusion is extended to chickens reared for laying. For both active substances, the metabolic pathways in the chicken are similar to those in the turkey and rat. Nicarbazin, when ingested, is rapidly split in its two components dinitrocarbanilide (DNC)...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase (α‐acetolactate decarboxylase; EC 4.1.1.5) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis strain NZYM‐JB by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This acetolactate decarboxylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Published on: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Popillia japonica(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) for the EU. P. japonica is a distinguishable species listed in Annex IAII of Council Directive 2000/29/EC. It is native to Japan but established in the USA in the early 20th century. It spreads from New Jersey to most US states east of the Mississippi, some to the west and north into Canada. P. japonica feeds on over 700 plant species. Adults attack folia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of the additive Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials. It is a family of mixtures combining the four lanthanides lanthanum (La), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd) and/or terbium (Tb) in different proportions as their 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylate complexes, used as a taggant in plastics for authentication and ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Published on: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Denmark to set import tolerances for the active substance haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for linseed and rapeseed. Adequate analytical metho...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain LMG S‐24584 by Puratos N. V. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The Panel noted that, although the production strain was not detected in the food enzyme, recombinant DNA was present in all batches of the food enzyme tested. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain NZYM‐BW by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase food enzyme is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucoamylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase; EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This glucoamylase is intended to be used in brewing processes and in starch processing for glucose syrups production. Residual amounts of total organic s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This α‐amylase is intended to be used in starch processing for glucose syrups production, beverage alcohol (distilling) processes and baking proces...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos (hop strobiles) when used as a sensory feed additive for all animal species. The additive is specified to containing 40% beta acids and less than 0.2% alpha acids. Known substances of conce...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The product Bergazym® P100 contains a xylanase which is produced by a non‐genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei. The additive is available in a coated granular form and it is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive (functional group: digestibility enhancers) for chickens for fattening, and weaned piglets at the dose of 1,500 EPU/kg feed. The production strain and the additive were fully characterised in a previous assessment of the Panel o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a strain of Lactobacillus hilgardii and of Lactobacillus buchneri when used as a technological additive intended to improve ensiling at a proposed application rate of 3.0 x 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg fresh material. The two bacterial species are considered by EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Published on: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets. The additive HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is available in liquid and solid formulations. This product is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA was requested to deliver a scientific opinion on the implications for human health of the flavouring substance 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide [FL‐no: 16.133], in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411), according to Regulation (EC) No 1331/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The substance has not been reported to occur in natural source materials of botanical or animal origin. It is intende...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mepiquat in cotton seeds and animal commodities

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mepiquat in cotton seeds and animal commodities

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant, BASF SE, submitted an application to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance mepiquat in cotton seeds. The data submitted in support of the application were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal for cotton seeds and the previously derived MRL proposals for animal commodities were found to be stil...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-10-2018

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Published on: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of thermally oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (TOSOM) (E 479b) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) and the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) derived an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 and 30 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, respectively. There was n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

6-10-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for epoxiconazole in beetroots

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for epoxiconazole in beetroots

Published on: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance epoxiconazole in beetroots. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal for beetroots. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for flonicamid in various root crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for flonicamid in various root crops

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Council submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance flonicamid in beetroots, carrots, celeriacs/turnip rooted celeries, horseradishes, Jerusalem artichokes, parsnips, parsley roots/Hamburg roots parsley, radishes, salsifies, swedes/rutabagas, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for prohexadione in various oilseeds

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for prohexadione in various oilseeds

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in France to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance prohexadione in linseeds, poppy seeds, sunflower seeds, rape seeds, mustard seeds and gold of pleasure seeds. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for all oilseeds under consid...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Risk to human and animal health related to the presence of 4,15‐diacetoxyscirpenol in food and feed

Risk to human and animal health related to the presence of 4,15‐diacetoxyscirpenol in food and feed

Published on: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 4,15‐Diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS) is a mycotoxin primarily produced by Fusarium fungi and occurring predominantly in cereal grains. As requested by the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) assessed the risk of DAS to human and animal health related to its presence in food and feed. Very limited information was available on toxicity and on toxicokinetics in experimental and farm animals. Due to the limitations in the avai...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Setting of import tolerances for mandestrobin in strawberries and table and wine grapes

Setting of import tolerances for mandestrobin in strawberries and table and wine grapes

Published on: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set an import tolerance for the active substance mandestrobin in strawberries, table grapes and wine grapes. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for the crops under consideration. Adequate analytica...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluoxastrobin in oilseeds

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluoxastrobin in oilseeds

Published on: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Arysta LifeSciences SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance fluoxastrobin in certain oilseeds. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for the oilseeds for which a modification was requested. Adequate analytical...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Safety assessment of the process ‘General Plastic’, based on Starlinger Decon technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘General Plastic’, based on Starlinger Decon technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF Panel) deals with the safety evaluation of the recycling process General Plastic (EU register No RECYC153), which is based on the Starlinger Decon technology. The decontamination efficiency of the process was demonstrated by a challenge test. The input of this process is hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes orig...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

25-7-2018

AMPI Recalls Limited Amount of Dry Whey Powder Because of Possible Health Risk

AMPI Recalls Limited Amount of Dry Whey Powder Because of Possible Health Risk

Associated Milk Producers Inc. (AMPI) of New Ulm, Minn., is recalling dry whey powder packaged in 50-pound and 25-kg bags that were produced at the cooperative’s Blair, Wis., dry whey plant from May 1-5, 2018; May 24-29, 2018; June 2-5, 2018; and June 7-14, 2018 due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. This is a precautionary recall. All products shipped to the marketplace tested negative for Salmonella.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-6-2018

Nationaal Sportakkoord ondertekend

Nationaal Sportakkoord ondertekend

Ruim 700 extra buurtsportcoaches, verhoging van de onbelaste vrijwilligersvergoeding van €1500 naar €1700 euro per jaar, €87 miljoen aan subsidie voor sportverenigingen die investeren in accommodaties, een nieuwe code goed sportbestuur en beweegprogramma’s voor kinderen onder de 6 jaar. Dit is slechts een greep uit het sportakkoord dat minister Bruno Bruins (Sport)heeft gesloten met de sport, gemeenten en maatschappelijke organisaties en bedrijven. Het is de eerste keer dat zoveel partijen zijn samengebr...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

26-5-2018

Giant/Martin’s Voluntarily Recalls Private Brand Frozen Broccoli Cuts

Giant/Martin’s Voluntarily Recalls Private Brand Frozen Broccoli Cuts

GIANT Food Stores, LLC is voluntarily recalling Private Brand Frozen Broccoli Cuts (16 oz.) with sell by date of Mar 15, 2020 and UPC code 68826700926 out of an abundance of caution following a supplier notification that the product may have Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-5-2018

Stop & Shop Voluntarily Recalls Stop & Shop Frozen Broccoli Cuts

Stop & Shop Voluntarily Recalls Stop & Shop Frozen Broccoli Cuts

Stop & Shop is voluntarily recalling Private Brand Frozen Broccoli Cuts (16 oz.) with sell by date of Mar 15, 2020 and UPC code 68826700926 out of an abundance of caution due to our supplier notifying us the product may have Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-5-2018

Giant Food Voluntarily Recalls Giant Food Frozen Broccoli Cuts

Giant Food Voluntarily Recalls Giant Food Frozen Broccoli Cuts

Giant Food, LLC is voluntarily recalling Private Brand Frozen Broccoli Cuts (16 oz.) with sell by date of Mar 15, 2020 and UPC code 68826700926 out of an abundance of caution due to our supplier notifying us the product may have Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-5-2018

BLM Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg and Milk

BLM Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg and Milk

BLM Prod.-u. Vertriebsges. mbH & Co. KG, is voluntarily recalling Priano Rosso Pesto Sauce as it may contain undeclared milk and egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-11-2018

Pelmeg (Cinfa Biotech S.L.)

Pelmeg (Cinfa Biotech S.L.)

Pelmeg (Active substance: pegfilgrastim) - Centralised - Authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)7894 of Thu, 22 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4700

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-9-2018

Abseamed (Medice Arzneimittel PUtter GmbH and Co KG)

Abseamed (Medice Arzneimittel PUtter GmbH and Co KG)

Abseamed (Active substance: epoetin alfa) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5860 of Tue, 04 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/727/WS/1406

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

28-8-2018

LIFMIOR (Pfizer Europe MA EEIG)

LIFMIOR (Pfizer Europe MA EEIG)

LIFMIOR (Active substance: etanercept) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)5700 of Tue, 28 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4167T/17

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

19-6-2018

Maviret (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Maviret (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Maviret (Active substance: glecaprevir / pibrentasvir) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)3916 of Tue, 19 Jun 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4430/T/11

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

11-6-2018

Viekirax (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Viekirax (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Viekirax (Active substance: ombitasvir / paritaprevir / ritonavir) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)3766 of Mon, 11 Jun 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3839/T/45

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-6-2018

Venclyxto (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Venclyxto (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Venclyxto (Active substance: venetoclax) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)3633 of Mon, 04 Jun 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4106/T/12

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-6-2018

Exviera (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Exviera (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Exviera (Active substance: dasabuvir) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)3628 of Mon, 04 Jun 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/3837/T/38

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

29-5-2018

Norvir (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Norvir (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Norvir (Active substance: Ritonavir) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)3340 of Tue, 29 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/127/T/149

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

25-5-2018

Kaletra (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Kaletra (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

Kaletra (Active substance: lopinavir / Ritonavir) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)3282 of Fri, 25 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/368/T/169

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

16-5-2018

EU/3/14/1305 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/14/1305 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/14/1305 (Active substance: Humanised recombinant monoclonal antibody against epidermal growth factor receptor conjugated to maleimidocaproyl monomethylauristatin F) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3022 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/065/14/T/01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

16-5-2018

EU/3/17/1954 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/17/1954 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/17/1954 (Active substance: Venetoclax) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3028 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/131/17/T/01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

16-5-2018

EU/3/16/1767 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/16/1767 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/16/1767 (Active substance: Venetoclax) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3027 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/121/16/T01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

16-5-2018

EU/3/16/1766 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/16/1766 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/16/1766 (Active substance: Venetoclax) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3026 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/122/16/T/01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

16-5-2018

EU/3/16/1667 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/16/1667 (AbbVie Deutschland GmbH and Co. KG)

EU/3/16/1667 (Active substance: Rovalpituzumab tesirine) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3025 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/015/16/T02

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety