Recent Active Substance Withdrawals

The active substances listed below have recently been subject to EU regulatory action and all products containing these active substances will be withdrawn from the market in Ireland. The various grace periods for sale and use of products containing these active substances are described below.

** It should be noted that grace periods shorter than the usual 6 month sale + 12 month use up are prescribed in some instances.

Products
Containing
Revoke DateLast Date of
Sale by
Authorisation
holder

Last Date of Sale
by Distributors/
Retailers

 

Last Date of UseRegulationNotes
Thiram 30 January 2019 30 January 2019 30 June 2019 30 January 2020 Reg. (EU) 2018/1500 Last date for sowing of seeds treated with thiram 31st January 2020
Pymetrozine 30 April 2019 30 April 2019 31 October 2019 30 January 2020 Reg. (EU) 2018/1501  
Diquat 04 May 2019 04 May 2019 04 November 2019 04 February 2020 Reg. (EU) 2018/1532  
Propiconazole 19 June 2019 19 June 2019 19 December 2019 19 March 2020 Reg. (EU) 2018/1865  
Quinoxyfen 27 June 2019 27 June 2019 27 December 2019 27 March 2020 Reg. (EU) 2018/1914  
Flurtamone 27 June 2019 27 June 2019 27 December 2019 27 March 2020 Reg. (EU) 2018/1917  
Quinoclamine 31 December 2018 31 December 2019 30 June 2019 30 June 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 540/2011 Withdrawn by applicant from renewal process
Fenpropimorph 31 December 2018 30 April 2019 31 October 2019 31 October 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 540/2011 Withdrawn by applicant from renewal process
Chloridazon 31 December 2018 31 December 2018 30 June 2019 30 June 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 540/2011 Withdrawn by applicant from renewal process
Ethoprophos 21 September 2019 21 September 2019  21 December 2019  21 March 2020  Reg. (EU) No. 2019/344  
Chlorothalonil 20 November 2019 20 November 2019 31 March 2020 20 May 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 2019/677  
Chlorpropham 08 January 2020 08 January 2020 08 July 2020 08 October 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 2019/989  
Dimethoate 17 January 2020 17 January 2020 17 April 2020 17 July 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 2019/1090  
Desmedipham 01 January 2020 01 January 2020 01 April 2020 01 July 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 2019/1100  
Methiocarb 31 December 2019 31 December 2019 01 March 2020 03 April 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 2019/1606  
Chlorpyrifos-methyl 16 February 2020 16 February 2020 16 February 2020 16 April 2020 Reg. (EU) No. 2020/17  
Thiacloprid 03 August 2020 03 August 2020 03 November 2020 03 February 2021 Reg. (EU) No. 2020/23  

Products currently registered containing these active substances can be found at the following link: http://www.pcs.agriculture.gov.ie/pest.asp?searchType=active


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