Pursuant to section 14 (1) of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997, the Director-General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry hereby gives notice that the following application has been made to register a trade name product under section 9 (1) of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997:
Trade Name: Vertikil
Active Ingredient and Concentration: Lecanicillium lecanii blastospores also known as lecanii longisporum. 10¹° cfu / g
General Use Claim: Vertikil is a microbiological biocide based on the entomopathogenic fungi, Lecanicillium lecanii for the control of thrips and whitefly.
Any person may make a written submission to the Director-General, under section 17 of the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines Act 1997, concerning any application notified above.
(a) must state in full the reasons for making the submission;
(b) may state any decision sought on that application;
(c) must be received by the Director-General no later than 30 working days after the date of notification in the
New Zealand Gazette; and
(d) should be forwarded to the address given below.
A copy of every submission will be forwarded to the applicant for their information.
The address below is:
(a) where submissions and requests for copies of the public information relating to the application can be sent;
(b) where the public information relating to the application can be viewed; and
(c) the director-general’s address for service:
ACVM Group, New Zealand Food Safety Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, 68-86 Jervois Quay
(P.O. Box 2835), Wellington.
The applicant’s address for service is:
Millennium Microbes Limited, 59 Chamberlain Road, Bombay, South Auckland.
Dated at Wellington this 8th day of February 2006.
MAREE ZINZLEY, Programme Manager (ACVM and Non-Food Products) (acting under delegated authority).