Molinate preliminary worker exposure study
Ricegrowers' Association of Australia
Project code: PRJ-009745
Project stage: Closed
Project start date: Friday, November 7, 2014
Project completion date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
National Priority: RIC-Agronomy and farming systems
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has for a number of years been undertaking a review into the registration of the rice herbicide molinate. The APVMA has indicated that in the absence of data demonstrating safe use of the chemical, current human health concerns will lead to a decision to discontinue the registration of molinate. The APVMA has acknowledged that the worker exposure data currently relied on to make this assessment is dated and not reflective of current best practice.
Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia
The objective of this project is to carry out the preliminary worker exposure study as outlined in the completed worker exposure study protocol.