Acaricide, Insecticide (pyrethroid)
Pour-On Cattle Tickicide
Bayer Australia Limited
All pack sizes 1 litre, 5 litre, 20 litre, 200 litre, All
Batches. The product's registration will be cancelled on
31 March 2002. The Commonwealth of Australia Gazette Agricultural
and Veterinary Chemicals issue Number NRA2, dated 5 February
2002, advises that it will be unlawful to supply or use
Bayticol Pour-on after 31 March 2002 and unlawful to possess
or have custody of the product after 31 August 2002.
The continued supply of this product may pose a risk to
Australia's overseas trade in beef, because Flumethrin -
the active constituent of Bayticol Pour-On is not registered
in some overseas countries.
Product can be returned to the place of purchase. Retailers
will return the product to Bayers for refund. For opened
product refunds will be based on the proportion remaining.
Customers are urged to return all such product under this
recall. Bayer will not refund for the return of expired
product or return of product after 31 August 2002. For further
information contact Bayer Australia on 1800 044 839.
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14, 2001 - Implementation
of the Community Strategy for Endocrine Disruptors - a
range of substances suspected of interfering with the hormone
systems of humans and wildlife. Communication from the Commission
to the Council and the European Parliament. Commission of
the European Communities, Brussels COM (2001) 262 final. More
information available at: http://europa.eu.int/comm/environment/docum/01262_en.htm
document presents a "priority list of substances for
further evaluation of their role in endocrine disruption.
During 2000, a candidate list of 553 man-made substances and
9 synthetic/natural hormones has been identified."
pesticides in this list include:
included on the Endocrine Disruptor Liist
only the broad category "Synthetic pyrethroids" was
included in the Commission's list, it might be of some interest
to note that the following organofluorine pesticides are "Synthetic
pyrethroids:" Acrinathrin, Bifenthrin,
beta-Cyfluthrin, Cyhalothrin, gamma-Cyhalothrin, lambda-Cyhalothrin,
Fenfluthrin, Flucythrinate, Flufenprox, Flumethrin,
Fluvalinate, tau-Fluvalinate, Halfenprox, Protrifenbute, Silafluofen,