Insecticide Registration in India - Overview
Insecticide Registration Guidelines on Eligibility
Insecticide Registration Documents - A Complete List
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Application Form (Form I):
This is the official application form for insecticide registration. It includes details about the applicant, the insecticide product, and other essential information. The form should be filled out completely and accurately.
If you are a manufacturer, you may need to provide a copy of your manufacturing license, indicating your authority to produce insecticides.
If you are an importer, you should include an import authorization document that confirms your permission to import the specific insecticide.
Proof of Address:
You will need to provide proof of your business address, including any premises related to manufacturing, storage, or repackaging.
Certificate of Analysis:
This document includes the results of laboratory testing for the insecticide, verifying its chemical composition, purity, and quality. The testing should align with the guidelines of the Registration Committee.
Safety Data Sheet (SDS):
An SDS provides information about the hazards and safe handling of the insecticide. It includes details about the product's physical and chemical properties, potential risks, and recommended safety precautions.
This data demonstrates the insecticide's toxicity to mammals, wildlife, and aquatic life. It typically includes studies conducted at recognized testing facilities as per the guidelines of the Registration Committee.
These data demonstrate the effectiveness of the insecticide against specific pests or diseases as indicated on the label. Testing should be conducted at approved testing facilities in accordance with the Registration Committee's guidelines.
Provide detailed technical specifications for the insecticide, including the active ingredient(s), impurities (if any), adjuvants, and their respective percentages.
Shelf Life Data:
Submit data regarding the stability of the product during storage, including its shelf life and any claims made regarding the product's longevity.
Labels and Leaflets:
Provide seven copies of the proposed labels and leaflets that will accompany the insecticide packaging. The insecticide labeling requirements should adhere to the Insecticide Rules, 1971, and include all necessary information for safe and proper use.
Analytical Test Reports:
Include analytical test reports of a sample of the insecticide applied for registration. These reports should be generated by a recognized testing facility and include comprehensive details, graphs, spectra, and calculations.
Characterization of Active Ingredient:
In the case of technical-grade insecticides, provide characterization data for the active ingredient. This may involve the use of Ultra Violet, Infra Red, Mass, and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectra.
Fee Payment Receipt:
Include proof of fee payment for the registration process. This typically involves a bank draft or demand draft drawn in favor of the relevant authority.
Insecticide Registration Process
Step-1: Application Submission
Step-2: Verification of Data
Step-3: Payment of Insecticide Registration Fees
Step-4: Insecticide Registration Certificate Granted!
- Each insecticide must have a separate registration application.
- All types of insecticides, including chemical insecticides, biopesticides, and pheromones, can be registered in India. Find the list of insecticide permissible for registration.
- In cases of a new insecticide introduction in India, the Committee can grant provisional registration for two years, subject to specific conditions.
- The Committee can modify registration conditions based on insecticide efficacy and safety. Certificate-holders may be required to return their certificates within a specified time if conditions change.
- Regardless of the section’s provisions, other entities can apply for registration of an already registered insecticide. They will be granted registration under the same conditions as the original registration upon application and fee payment.
Penalty for Not Obtaining Insecticide Registration
Benefits of Insecticide Registration
Frequently Asked Questions
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1. What is the Insecticides Act, 1968?
2. Why is insecticide manufacturer registration important?
3. Who can apply for insecticide registration?
4. What are the steps involved in insecticide registration?
- Submitting an application form to the CIBRC.
- Providing the CIBRC with data on the insecticide, including its chemical composition, toxicity, efficacy, and manufacturing process.
- Paying the prescribed application fees.
- Undergoing an inspection of the manufacturing facility (if applicable).
5. How long is an insecticide registration valid for?
6. What are the benefits of registering an insecticide?
Registering an insecticide in India has several benefits, including:
* It allows the manufacturer or importer to sell the insecticide legally in India.
* It gives the manufacturer or importer access to government subsidies and other benefits.
* It builds trust with farmers and other customers, who are more likely to buy a registered insecticide.
7. What are the consequences of selling an unregistered insecticide?
A. First Offense:
- Imprisonment for up to two years.
- Fine not less than ten thousand rupees, but which may extend to fifty thousand rupees.
- Possible combination of imprisonment and fine.
- Imprisonment for up to three years.
- Fine not less than fifteen thousand rupees, but which may extend to seventy-five thousand rupees.
- Possible combination of imprisonment and fine.