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On 25 March 2022, the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) published its notice No. 542 announcing final registration data requirements for herbicides used on genetically modified crops. The notice takes into effect immediately. This means that China will soon permit the planting of major GM varieties of major feed or food crops.
Pesticide registration is complex, time-consuming and sometimes expensive. In order to help related enterprises know more about the pesticide registration in China, CIRS Group summarizes frequently asked questions (FAQ) about pesticide registration in China for those who wish to sell pesticide active ingredients and formulations to China. Typical products that require pesticide registrations include herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, plant growth regulators, seedcare products, biopesticides and public health pesticides such as mosquito repellants, wood preservatives, snail-killing agent and termite control agent.
Free Guide on Pesticide Regulation and Registration in China is a report drafted by CIRS Group to help companies and individuals who would like to sell their pesticides to the People’s Republic of China and get their pesticide products registered with ICAMA. The guide describes key definitions, main regulations, authorities, pesticide registration process, data requirements and post-registration labelling requirements.
According to China MARA's announcement, the registrations and production licenses for 4 highly toxic pesticides, including phorate, isofenphos-methyl, isocarbophos and ethoprophos will be revoked from 1 Mar 2022. Their sales and use will be completely banned from 1 March 2024.
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.
In China, pesticides are usually divided into chemical pesticides, biochemical pesticides, microbial pesticides and botanical pesticides according to their sources and the latter three are often regarded as biopesticides. 2017 Announcement No. 2569 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China "Data Requirements for Pesticide Registration" has formulated separate registration data requirements for biochemical pesticides, microbial pesticides and botanical pesticides. Even though there is no single definition of biopesticide in China, there are definitions for biochemical pesticides, microbial pesticides and botanical pesticides. These definitions will help you determine whether your products can be classified as biopesticides in China.
In September 2021, China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs issued new regulations that make it clear that mosquito repellent products such as mosquito repellent stickers and mosquito repellent bracelets must be registered as pesticides before they go on sale. But do you know the registration requirements, special regulations and major challenges for this type of mosquito product? CIRS Group invites you to participate in the free online training webinar on November 30, where you will learn about the market trends, latest registration requirements and estimated costs and registration process of all types of mosquito products. There are limited places, first come, first available!
In China, the new Pesticide Management Act came into force in Nov 2017. Compared to previous legislation, the new regulation has introduced a lot of changes. What is the definition and classification of pesticide in China? How to register pesticides in China? What are the latest developments and challenges of pesticide registration in China? CIRS will present an educational webinar featuring current pesticide regulation in China, helping you navigate through complex regulatory challenges in China.