Canada approves Nufarm's Anuew Plant Growth Regulator



Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), under the authority of the Pest Control Products Act, is granting registration for the sale and use of Nufarm Prohexadione Calcium Technical Plant Growth Regulator and Anuew Plant Growth Regulator, containing the technical grade active ingredient prohexadione-calcium, for growth management of the following turfgrass species: Bentgrass, annual and perennial Poa annua, Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue and fine fescue, growing on golf courses, sod farms, sports fields, municipal sites and cemeteries.

This decision is consistent with the Proposed Registration Decision PRD2202-05, Prohexadionecalcium and Anuew Plant Growth Regulator, which contains a detailed evaluation of the information submitted in support of this registration. The evaluation found that, under the approved conditions of use, the health and environmental risks and the value of the pest control product(s) are acceptable. Health Canada received no comments on PRD2202-05.