Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has requested use information for the insecticide methoxyfenozide. Methoxyfenozide (in the end use product Intrepid Insecticide) is registered for the control of insects in a wide range of horticultural crops.
Before conducting its next risk assessment on methoxyfenozide (Intrepid Insecticide), PMRA will consider grower use information received from the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) for the following crops:
APPLES, PEARS, OTHER POME FRUIT, RASPBERRIES (RED AND BLACK), OTHER CANEBERRIES, CRANBERRIES, BLUEBERRIES (HIGHBUSH AND LOWBUSH), OTHER BUSHBERRIES, GRAPES, CHERRIES, PEACHES, OTHER STONE FRUITS
BROCCOLI, CABBAGE, OTHER BRASSICA (COLE) LEAFY VEGETABLES, SWEET CORN, CUCUMBERS, MELONS, PUMPKINS, SQUASH & ZUCCHINI, TOMATOES, PEPPERS, OTHER FRUITING VEGETABLES, LETTUCE (HEAD AND LEAF), OTHER LEAFY VEGETABLES, BEANS (SUCCULENT), PEAS (SUCCULENT), SWEET POTATOES, OTHER TUBEROUS AND CORM VEGETABLES, HERBS (EXCEPT CHIVES)
For FVGC to respond effectively to the PMRA consultation on fruit and vegetable uses of methoxyfenozide (Intrepid Insecticide), we ask that growers complete this survey. Grower input on how the product is actually used is essential. In the absence of this additional information, PMRA must use the most conservative scenario during the risk assessment process (e.g., 100% crop treated, maximum possible application rates, etc.).
Responses to this survey, which is anonymous, are requested by no later than Friday November 25, 2022. The survey can be found at:
We encourage you to forward this email to other growers. We thank growers in advance for completing this survey.