Amendment to EAMU 0045/2013 ‘Mainman’ (500 g / kg flonicamid) on protected and outdoor ornamentals‏

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22/01/2013
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Amendment to Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use 0045/2013 ‘Mainman’  (500 g / kg flonicamid) on protected and outdoor ornamentals

This Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMU) relates to the use of ‘Mainman’ (M13123) on protected and outdoor ornamentals for the control of bemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly), click on the ‘Download’ button to see the authorisation notice.
Neither the efficacy nor the phytotoxicity of the product for which this EAMU has been granted has been assessed and, as such, the user bears the risk in respect of failures concerning its efficacy or phytotoxicity.
Additional Information for Growers:
This extension of authorisation has been issued to replace the previous notices 0618 of 2012 and 0620 of 2012. This notice will supersede both of these authorisations immediately.
Total reliance on one pesticide will hasten the development of resistance. Pesticides of different chemical types or alternative control measures should be included in the planned programme. Alternating with different modes of action is a recognised anti-resistance strategy.
Do not apply more than 3 sprays of ‘Mainman’ per year.
In a program of insecticides use a maximum of two consecutive applications of MAINMAN. If further treatments are required, use at least one application of insecticide having a different mode of action to ‘MAINMAN’ or alternative non-chemical control methods before applying further ‘MAINMAN
Strains of some whitefly species are resistant to many insecticides. Where whitefly resistant to products containing flonicamid occur, ‘Mainman’ is unlikely to give satisfactory control. Repeat treatments are likely to result in lower levels of control
IMPORTANT: When applying this product under the terms of this notice, comply with any resistance guidance or restrictions stated on the product label.
This EAMU has been sent to you by the HDC, who distribute EAMUs (formerly known as SOLAs) on the basis of the crop information that you have previously provided. If you are receiving EAMUs for crops that you no longer grow, or not receiving EAMUs for those that you do grow, please contact the HDC by email on hdc@hdc.ahdb.org.uk quoting your levy number.
In order to comply with current legislation, you should download this EAMU onto your personal computer or retain a paper copy before using this EAMU.
NB. CRD have advised that there may be a short delay of up to four working days before new EAMUs are available on the CRD website, after they have first been issued to HDC.

DISCLAIMER

Extension of Authorisation for Minor Uses (EAMUs) are granted only in relation to a particular product                                for specific uses. It is an offence to use an approved product in a manner that does not comply with                                the specific conditions of approval that is laid down in the statutory Appendix 1 “Conditions of Extension                                of Authorisation” of the EAMU. To demonstrate compliance with such terms, a user must have read and understood                                the document before commencing spraying operations. Possession of a current EAMU document is generally taken                                as part of the “burden of proof” of this requirement. Only the original EAMU document, held by the Chemicals                                Regulation Directorate (“CRD”), constitutes a valid legal document.

No reliance should be placed on a EAMU by a user in relation to products which, although similar to an                                approved product, are not expressly covered by the EAMU.

These Extension of Authorisation documents have been supplied directly by CRD and reproduced here. Although                                every care has been taken, these documents are being conveyed to you electronically and therefore CRD cannot                                be held responsible for any corruption occurring during the transmission process. If users are in any doubt                                as to the fidelity of the information received they should seek reference to the “hard copy” version available                                from CRD, HDC or the NFU.

While AHDB , operating through The Horticultural Development Company seeks to ensure that the information                                contained within this document is accurate at the time of printing no warranty is given in respect thereof                                and, to the maximum extent permitted by law the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board accepts no                                liability for loss, damage or injury howsoever caused (including that caused by negligence) or suffered                                directly or indirectly in relation to information and opinions contained in or omitted from this document.

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