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August 15, 2017

This week, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) notified the WTO of adopted MRLs for quizalofop-ethyl, isofetamid, and napropamide-M.

Individual changes may be viewed in the linked WTO notices. The amended MRLs will be available in the Global MRL Database on August 16, 2017.

May 12, 2017

On May 12, Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) proposed MRLs for quizalofop-ethyl, simazine, and isofetamid in or on various commodities. 

PMRA will accept comments on the proposed MRLs through July 25, 2017. Relevant proposed MRLs will display in the Global MRL Database on May 13, 2017.

July 6, 2016

On July 6, the U.S. EPA announced that it is extending the comment period for the draft ecological risk assessments of atrazine, simazine, and propazine from August 5, 2016 to October 4, 2016.

The comment period has been extended due to several requests from stakeholders.

June 2, 2016

On May 2, the U.S. EPA published draft ecological risk assessments for triazines atrazine, propazine, and simazine, which evaluate risks to animals and plants.

Comments will be accepted once the Federal Register notice publishes and the public comment period opens within a week. Once the comment period begins, comments can be submitted via dockets EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0266 (atrazine); EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0250 (propazine); and EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0251 (simazine).

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