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Annex of Approved Active Substances for Plant Protection Products

This list contains the active substances approved under Regulation 1107/2009/EC, as listed in Regulation 540/2011/EU. The list is separated into five parts: Part A (deemed to have been approved under 1107/2009/EC); Part B (approved under 1107/2009/EC); Part C (basic substances); Part D (low-risk active substances); and Part E (candidates for substitution). Entries include common & IUPAC names, identifiers (e.g., CAS, CIPAC), purity information, and approval and approval expiration dates.

Metam

EC / List no: 205-632-2 CAS no: 144-54-7
Ref No.
22
CIPAC No.
20
Purity
965 g/kg
Qualifier(s)
on a dry weight basis
Expressed As
As metam-sodium
Date of approval
1 July 2012
Expiration of approval
30 June 2022
Part
B Active substances approved under Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009
Use
Only uses as nematicide, fungicide, herbicide and insecticide may be authorised for application as soil fumigant prior to planting, limited to one application every third year on the same field; The application may be authorised in open field by soil injection or drip irrigation, and in greenhouse by drip irrigation only; The use of gas-tight plastic film for drip irrigation shall be prescribed; Authorisations shall be limited to professional users
Notes
1 Please refer to the original source document (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:32011R0540) and subsequent amendments for applicable additional specific provisions.

131 Relevant impurities: methylisothiocyanate (MITC): max. 12 g/kg on dry weight basis (metamsodium), max. 0,42 g/kg on dry weight basis (metampotassium). N,N'-dimethylthiourea (DMTU): max. 23 g/kg on a dry weight basis (metamsodium), max. 6 g/kg on a dry weight basis (metampotassium).


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