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Sodium hydrogen carbonate
Sodium silver thiosulphate
T (2, 4, 5 )
Column 516TBA (2, 3, 6 )
Tricosene ((z) 9 )
Dr. David Clark : To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many pesticides and active ingredients are currently approved for use in the United Kingdom ; and if he will make a statement.
Dr. David Clark : To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many applications for new pesticides he has (a) received and (b) approved, for each year since 1985 ; and if he will make a statement.
Year |Received|Approved -------------------------------------------------------- 1985 |n/a |n/a 1986 |n/a |n/a 1987 |1,102 |544 1988 (including off-labels) |1,363 |1,068 1989 (as at 1 December 1989) (including off-labels) |1,718 |906 n/a=not available.
Dr. David Clark : To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food which pesticides currently approved were approved (a) before 1961, (b) between 1961 and 1970, (c) between 1971 and 1980 and (d) between 1981 and the present day ; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. Maclean : Approved pesticides are listed in "Pesticides 1989" a copy of which is available in the Library of the House. Those active ingredients approved prior to 31 December 1980 are listed as follows and those
Column 517approved prior to 31 December 1965 are marked with an asterisk. A further breakdown of this information cannot be provided without disproportionate cost.
Alkylaryl trimethyl ammonium chloride
Aluminium ammonium sulphate
Aminobutane (2 )