PGRO Crop Update Number 4. 27th May 2021
Approval has been received for the use of InSyst on the 2021 field bean crop for seed production only, to control bruchid beetles (Bruchus rufimanus). 27th May - 31st August 2021.
Please note that there are several key points of stewardship that must be observed:
Guidance for use of insecticides in field beans to control attack by bruchid beetles (B. rufimanus) is as follows:
The approval is copied below.
Emergency Authorisation Number: 1158 of 2021
EMERGENCY AUTHORISATION FOR A PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCT
PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS REGULATION (EC) No 1107/2009
Extent of authorisation: England and Wales
Product name: InSyst
Active ingredient: 20 % w/w acetamiprid
MAPP number: 13414
Product authorisation holder: Certis Europe BV (Registered Company no. FCO22685)
Marketing company: Nisso Chemical Europe GmbH
This Emergency Authorisation, for the specific use set out in this notice only, ends:
(a) for placing on the market and use of stocks: 31 August 2021
(b) for storage and disposal of stocks: 31 August 2021
This Emergency Authorisation will be withdrawn or amended before its end date if a decision is taken to withdraw or amend this Emergency Authorisation under
Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 on any other grounds.
HSE Digital Signature
This and the attached Appendices 1 and 2 are signed by the Health and Safety
Executive for and on behalf of the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers.
Date of issue: 27 May 2021
1. This is Emergency authorisation number 1158 of 2021.
2. This Emergency authorisation will be published on HSE’s website.
3. Application reference number: COP 2020/01900
4. Persons using the product to which this Emergency Authorisation applies should acquaint themselves with and observe all requirements contained in the
Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009, including the duty on the holder of any
Emergency authorisation to notify information on potentially dangerous effects,
a contravention of which is a criminal offence under those Regulations.
5. Neither the efficacy nor the phytotoxicity of the product for which this
Emergency authorisation has been granted has been assessed and, as such,
the user bears the risk in respect of failures concerning its efficacy and phytotoxicity.
6. In this notice Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 means:
In relation to Great Britain, Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 as it has effect in
This Emergency authorisation relates to the use of ‘InSyst’ (MAPP 13414) for the
control of Bruchid beetle (Bruchus rufimanus) in field bean grown for seed production only.
Applications to be made via horizontal boom sprayer in water volumes of 200 to 500 litres water per hectare. The latest time of application is before 50% of pods have reached typical length (BBCH 75).
‘InSyst’ should be applied at the recommended rate of use and in sufficient water volume to achieve the required spray penetration into the crop and uniform coverage necessary for optimal pest control.
IMPORTANT: When applying this product under the terms of this Emergency
authorisation, comply with any resistance guidance or restrictions stated on the
Total reliance on one pesticide will hasten the development of resistance; pesticides of different chemical types or alternative control measures should be included in a planned programme. Alternating insecticides with different modes of action is a recognised anti-resistance strategy and ‘InSyst’ should be used in alternation with insecticides of a different mode of action, giving consideration to the overall treatment programme on the crop against a range of pests.
For any returning application the following data requirements must be addressed:
Demonstration that the conditions of authorisation were complied with. It is suggested that this in the form of a report collating the records required as set out in other specific restriction 2 (i.e. area treated, presence of pest, daily temperatures, crop growth stage).
This Emergency Authorisation will expire on 31 August 2021.
APPENDIX 1: CONDITIONS OF EMERGENCY AUTHORISATION
The conditions below are obligatory. They must be complied with when the
Emergency authorisation occurs. Failure to comply with the following conditions will result in the withdrawal or amendment of the Emergency authorisation under
Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and may result in other enforcement action, including prosecution.
Field of use: ONLY AS AN INSECTICIDE
Maximum individual dose:
Maximum total dose:
Maximum number of treatments: (per year)
Latest time of application:
Seed crop field bean
Before 50% of pods have reached typical length
The following Aquatic Buffer Zones must be observed:
Aquatic buffer zone distance (metres):
Seed crop field beans
see Environmental Protection Phrases 1 and 2
(1) Engineering control of operator exposure must be used where reasonably practicable in addition to the following personal protective equipment:
Operators must wear suitable protective gloves and suitable respiratory protective equipment* when handling the product. *Disposable filtering facepiece respirator to at least EN149 FFP2 or equivalent.
(2) However, engineering controls may replace personal protective equipment if a COSHH assessment shows that they provide an equal or higher standard of protection.
(1) Horizontal boom sprayers must be fitted with three star drift reduction technology for all uses.
(2) Do not use where bees are actively foraging.
(3) Crops/situations with >5m buffer zone:
Since there is a risk to aquatic life from use, direct spray from horizontal boom sprayers must not be allowed to fall within the distance specified for the crop of the top of the bank of any static or flowing waterbody or within 1m of the top of a ditch which is dry at the time of application. Spray must be aimed away from water.
(4) Buffer zones must be measured in accordance with the guidance set out in the booklet ‘Local Environment Risk Assessment for Pesticides - Horizontal Boom Sprayers’ available from HSE Chemicals Regulation Division’s website and any amendments made to it.
(5) The results of the LERAP must be recorded in written form and must be available for a period of three years for inspection to any person entitled to
exercise enforcement powers under or in connection with the Plant Protection Products Regulations 2011 or the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use)
Regulations 2012. (An electronic record will satisfy the requirement for a written record, providing it is similarly available for inspection and can be copied).
(6) To protect non target insects/arthropods spray equipment must be fitted with three star drift reduction technology and respect an unsprayed buffer zone of 5 m to non-crop land.
Other specific restrictions:
(1) This product must only be applied for the control of Bruchid beetle (Bruchus rufimanus) in accordance with the terms of this emergency authorisation, the product label and/or leaflet.
(2) Only apply to crops of field beans grown for seed production when all of the following conditions are met:
1) Bruchid beetle adults are confirmed as being in the crop
2) Maximum daily temperature has reached 20°C on two consecutive days
3) When 50% of pods on the bottom truss are greater than 2cm
Appropriate records of the above conditions and the area treated must be made and collated as evidence of adherence to the conditions. These must be submitted with any future Article 53 application for the same use.
(3) Buffer zones greater than 5m are NOT eligible for buffer zone reduction under the LERAP scheme.
(4) Low drift spraying equipment must be operated according to the specific conditions stated in the official three star rating for that equipment as published on HSE Chemicals Regulation Division’s website. These operating conditions must be maintained until 30m from the top of the bank of any surface water bodies.
(5) This product must not be applied via hand-held equipment.
(6) This product can only be used on field beans for seed production in England and Wales only.
APPENDIX 2: GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR AN EMERGENCY AUTHORISATION
Failure to comply with the following conditions will result in the withdrawal or amendment of the Emergency authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 and may result in other enforcement action, including prosecution.
The authorisation holder must immediately notify the Secretary of State and the
Welsh Ministers, if they have any new information on the potentially adverse effects of the authorised product, or of residues of an active substance in that product when used in accordance with the conditions of this authorisation. Failure to comply with this requirement is an offence.
Provision of information:
The authorisation holder must comply with all requests for information required by, or on behalf of, the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009.
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