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What do you know about the new policies on pesticide registration management in China for 2023? A bunch of new policies, including the draft of Pesticide Registration Management Measures, the draft of Pesticide Production License Management Measures, the draft of Pesticide Labeling and Manual Management Measures, etc, have been released throughout 2023, to stay in line with the current situation and promote the development of pesticides. In this article, we have summarized the main regulations and new policies on pesticide management released in 2023.
What do you know about the approval status of pesticide products exclusively for export in China? The editorial team from CIRS will take you navigate the review of those products in the following. Throughout 2023, a total of 206 new registrations for exclusively exportable pesticides were granted, including 18 products announced in the 12th batch of public notification for 2023. Among these registrations, there were 35 active ingredients products and 171 formulated products.
Since the release of the new pesticide management regulations in 2017, the number of newly registered TGAIs in China has been consistently declining each year. CIRS group has compiled a year-end review, providing a reference for the newly registered TGAIs in China as of December 10th, 2023. Prior to 2017, the annual new registered pesticide TGAIs in China ranged from 200 to 400. After 2019, following the requirements of the new regulations, the number of approved TGAIs ranged from 10 to 70 annually. The figure below shows the yearly registered number of TGAIs from 2019 to 2023.
On September 4, 2023, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs announced plans to approve 12 new pesticide products, including Cyclobutrifluram and Flusulfinam. The announcement was made by the ICAMA and Rural Affairs, following the deliberation and approval of the 12 new pesticide products by the First Committee Meeting of the Tenth National Pesticide Registration Review Committee. Among these 12 new pesticide products, there are three active ingredients, one technical material, and eight formulations, involving a total of six active substances, namely: Cyclobutrifluram; Flusulfinam; (7R,9S)-12-dodecen-1-yl acetate; Bacillus thuringiensis SN16-1; Spodoptera litura nucleopolyhedrovirus KYc01; and Metarhizium anisopliae PL-GM1.
According to the arrangement of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs for the formulation and revision of agricultural industry standards in 2023, ICAMA has undertaken the task of developing the standard for "Cultivation of Test Organisms for Environmental Impact Assessment of Pesticide Registration – Part 10: Seven-Star Ladybug" A draft for soliciting opinions has been prepared.
Starting on December 1, 2023, authorities in China will revoke the registration of omethoate, carbofuran, methomyl, and aldicarb formulations, prohibiting their production. However, legally produced products can be sold and used within the quality assurance period until December 1, 2025, after which their sale and use will be prohibited. Only the production and export of technical materials by the original manufacturers will be allowed, and they will be subject to closed-loop operation supervision.
Fertilizers are regulated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) and the Secretariat of Fertilizer Registration Review Committee in China. Fertilizers require registration or record-filing before they can be produced, imported or used in China. In this guide, we will give you a step-by-step guide on fertilizer registration in China. In China, not all fertilizers require registrations. Fertilizer registration is divided into the following categories depending on whether a registration is required or not. Typically, it takes about 6 months to 1 year to get approved.
According to the data published on the website of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture of Rural Affairs (MARA) in 2021, there are a total of 40 approved new pesticides in China, which is a significant increase when comparing with only 5 new pesticides approved in 2020.
In China, pesticides require registration with ICAMA prior to their production, import or use. In this guide, we will give you a step-by-step guide on pesticide registration in China.
The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) published draft registration requirements for herbicides used on genetically modified crops on 26 Nov 2021.