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Ministerial Decree No. 974 of 2017 concerning Registration, Handling and Use of Agricultural Pesticides in Egypt Minister of Agriculture & Land Reclamation.

Country/Territory
Egypt
Document type
Regulation
Date
2017
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Cultivated plants, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Sustainable development Pesticides Processing/handling Risk assessment/management Toxicity/poisoning Registration Packaging/labelling
Geographical area
Africa, Northern Africa
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force the day after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Decree, consisting of 53 articles, focuses on the pesticide value assessment to ensure that only those products that make positive contributions to pest management are registered, eliminating unnecessarily high use-rates; ensuring that even products of acceptable risk are approved for use only if their positive contribution to pest management is clear and significant; and ensuring that proposed risk-mitigation methods are simple, cheap and practical. The Agricultural Pesticide Committee (AP

Full text
Arabic
Website
www.apc.gov.eg

References - Legislation

Repeals

Ministerial Decree No. 1018 of 2013 concerning registration, handling and use of agricultural pesticides in Egypt.

Legislation | Egypt | 2013 | Repealed

Keyword: Integrated pest management-IPM/pest management strategies, Registration, Processing/handling, Public health, Crops/grasses, Internal trade, Pesticides, MRL-maximum residue limit, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX