PPP 002 - Consultation on the first GB approval of the new active substance Bixlozone

Closed 28 May 2023

Opened 29 Mar 2023


Consultation number: PPP 002

Consultation on the first GB approval of the new active substance bixlozone

Deadline for comments: 28 May 2023

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

Bixlozone (F9600) is a new herbicidal active substance for use in plant protection products for controlling a range of broadleaf and grass weeds in cereals, oilseed rape and maize.

The dossier for the first approval of this substance in Great Britain under retained Regulation 1107/2009 was submitted by FMC Corporation as FMC Chemical sprl (“FMC”), 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 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 is 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.


  • Draft Assessment Report


  • Plant protection products (PPP)