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Consultation on Imidacloprid, Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2016-20

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The online consultation is now closed.

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) invites the public to submit written comments on the proposed re-evaluation decision for imidacloprid. Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2016-20 is a consultation document that summarizes the science evaluation for imidacloprid and presents the reasons for the proposed decision. The PMRA will consider any the comments received. A science-based approach will be applied in making a final decision on imidacloprid.

How to Get Involved

This consultation is open for comment from 23 November 2016 to 21 February 2017 (90 calendar days). Open the "Consultation Summary" to access the document.

UPDATE: As of 13 February 2017, the consultation period has been extended. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments and suggestions by 23 March 2017.

Reporting to Canadians

Health Canada will make the results of this consultation available on this website. Once the decision on imidacloprid is finalized, the PMRA will post a Re-evaluation Decision on the Pesticides and Pest Management Reports and Publications portion of Health Canada's website.

If you have any questions, contact the Pest Management Information Service.

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