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Asulam is Back (for a while)!

Emergency Authorisation comes into effect

The Label and Notice of Authorisation will be available from 20 May 2013, but the terms and conditions will be as set out in the briefing.  The label is not the same as before and will ned to be studied by all users.

The Emergency Authorisation allows for the storage, promotion, sale, transfer of asulam from today.   Application of asulam may start from 1 July and continue until 18 September.  All stocks of asulam must be applied, destroyed or returned to the distributor by 31 October at the latest.

Availability of asulam in 2013

Anyone who is considering applying asulam to control bracken in 2013 is advised to contact their distributor or an aerial or ground based contractor, as soon as possible.

Key Dates Summary 


20 MAY

Start of the Emergency Authorisation period of 120 days. 

Storage, promotion, sales and transfer authorised.

1 JULY Application of asulam products can commence.

End of the EA period

Promotion, sales and transfer must cease.

Application can continue


End of the use up period

It will be illegal to store asulam products after this date.



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