Use of Sulphuric Acid on Potatoes
Changes To The Approval of Sulphuric Acid
Sulphuric acid was supported for review in the fourth stage of the European Community (EC) review programme under Directive 91/414/EEC. More details of the Fourth Stage of the Review Programme are on the CRD website.
However, Sulphuric acid was not included on Annex I of 91/414/EEC. The non-inclusion Decision 2008/937/EC (pdf, 2 pages), for sulphuric acid was published on 12 December 2008.
The Commodity Substance Approval for plant protection uses of sulphuric acid was revoked to comply with the EC Decision. The Revocation Notice for sulphuric acid can be viewed on the CRD website.
The final date for use of sulphuric acid for plant protection purposes was 5 June 2010.
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