This permit allows the use of a chemical in a restricted manner outside of its designated use: the application of agricultural or veterinary chemicals in a way not specified exactly on the product label. Off-label use is not illegal in Victoria within certain limits but is not recommended by the Agency and is not included within a manufacturer's warranty.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- submit an application form
- be an approved veterinarian or chemical user
- provide information regarding the reason for the off-use request
- provide location of proposed agricultural chemical use
- have the required training, experience and qualifications
- have a clear criminal record for the last 10 years
- pay the prescribed fee.
A risk assessment of the proposed off-label use will be carried out to ensure negative impacts arising from the off-label use are avoided.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
All aspects of off-label use are the user's responsibility, including residue controls, environmental safeguards, occupational health and safety, and animal welfare.
In cases where a chemical is used off-label, the agency recommends that growers confirm the residue status of their produce through pre-harvest residue testing. The presence of unacceptable residues in produce can have significant consequence for growers, packers, and sometimes whole agricultural industries.
Location-based, record keeping, and other requirements may apply.
As specified on the permit.
Fees for 2016-17.
Fee exemptions may apply in the circumstances described on the application form.
Fees for 2016-17.
|Renew||Renewal||$278.80||Fees for 2016-17.
Please lodge your application form and any other associated documents directly with the Agency.
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1992 (Victoria)
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