Commission Directive 1999/80/EC of 28 July 1999 including an active substance (azimsulfuron) in Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (Text with EEA relevance)

Coming into Force01 October 1999
End of Effective Date28 December 2000
Published date10 August 1999
ELIhttp://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/1999/80/oj
Celex Number31999L0080
Date28 July 1999
Official Gazette PublicationOfficial Journal of the European Communities, L 210, 10 August 1999
EUR-Lex - 31999L0080 - EN 31999L0080

Commission Directive 1999/80/EC of 28 July 1999 including an active substance (azimsulfuron) in Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 210 , 10/08/1999 P. 0013 - 0015


COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 1999/80/EC

of 28 July 1999

including an active substance (azimsulfuron) in Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 91/414/EEC of 15 July 1991 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market(1), as last amended by Commission Directive 1999/1/EC(2), hereafter referred to as the Directive, and in particular Article 6(1),

(1) Whereas in accordance with Article 6(2) of Directive 91/414/EEC Italy received on 4 March 1996 an application from Du Pont de Nemours Italiana SpA, hereafter referred to as the applicant, for the inclusion of the active substance azimsulfuron in Annex I to the Directive;

(2) Whereas in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(3) of the Directive the Commission confirmed in its Decision 97/164/EC(3) of 17 February 1997 that the dossier submitted for azimsulfuron could be considered as satisfying, in principle, the data and information requirements of Annex II and for a plant protection product containing this active substance, of Annex III to the Directive;

(3) Whereas, in accordance with Article 5(1) of the Directive, an active substance should be included for a period not exceeding 10 years in Annex I when it may be expected that there will not be any harmful effects on human or animal health or on groundwater or any unacceptable influence on the environment;

(4) Whereas for azimsulfuron, the effects on human health and the environment have been assessed, in accordance with the provisions of Article 6(2) and (4) of the Directive, for the uses proposed by the applicant; whereas Italy acting as nominated rapporteur Member State, has submitted to the Commission on 22 May 1997 the assessment report concerned;

(5) Whereas the submitted report has been reviewed by the Member States and the Commission within the Standing Committee on Plant Health; whereas this review has been finalised on...

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