PPP NAS 006 - Elemental Iron

Closes 11 Aug 2024

Opened 13 Jun 2024


Consultation number: PPP 006

Consultation on the first GB approval of the new active substance Elemental Iron.

Deadline for comments: +60 days from 13 June 2024.

This consultation relates to GB’s Draft Assessment Report (DAR) for the new active substance Elemental Iron.

Elemental Iron is a new molluscicidal active substance for use in plant protection products for controlling slugs and snails in edible and non-edible crops (outdoor and protected) . 

The dossier for the first approval of this substance in Great Britain under assimilated Regulation 1107/2009 was submitted by ADAMA Agriculture B.V, with the assessment performed by the Chemicals Regulation Division of the Health and Safety Executive. 

Comments are invited on the content and conclusions of the DAR and can be submitted by any member of the public or interested party. 

Certain specified confidential information that relates to the active substance is not published as part of this consultation. 

How to submit comments

Comments on the GB’s assessment reports should be submitted by using the online survey below, no later than the deadline above. Please cite the relevant page numbers in the DAR sections in relation to your comment along with the section header/sub-heading of the data point. 

We will not consider the comments if they: 

  • Are submitted after the consultation deadline
  • Are not related to the contents of the document
  • Contain complaints against institutions, personal accusations, irrelevant or offensive statements or material
  • Are related to policy or risk management aspects, which are out of the scope of this type of consultation

HSE will assess and publish all comments which are submitted in line with the criteria above.

Give us your views


  • Draft Assessment Report


  • Plant protection products (PPP)