Agrow is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


New Zealand tightens 1080 controls

The New Zealand Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA) has placed tigher controls on the use of the vertebrate pest control agent, sodium fluoroacetate (also known as 1080), following a lengthy review. The ERMA will monitor all aerial applications of 1080 from January 1st 2008. It has established improved notification requirements for aerial applications and set a maximum application rate of 30 g/ha. The ERMA has also called on the government to conduct research into alternatives to 1080 and into some areas of remaining concern.



What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts