Australia to OK metofluthrin repellent
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) proposes to register S C Johnson & Son’s insect repellent, Off! Clip-on Mosquito Repellent (Sumitomo Chemical’s metofluthrin 322.6 g/litre). It is a battery-powered vapouriser device for personal use. There are no proposed agricultural uses. The APVMA proposed the approval of metofluthrin as a new active ingredient in 2011 ( Agrow No 609, p 22). The latest approval decision is open to public comment until February 12th.