Agricultural chemicals: making, selling, and using
Agricultural chemicals are compounds applied directly to plants, such as agricultural pesticides and insecticides. If you import, manufacture, sell, or use these, you must make sure they're registered under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary Medicines (ACVM) Act 1997.
Agricultural chemicals: making, selling, and using Sitemap
- Registering an agricultural chemical
- Provisional registration of an agricultural chemical
- Exemptions from registering an agricultural chemical
- Authorisation of an agricultural chemical in special circumstances
Legislation that applies to agricultural chemicals
If you import, manufacture, sell, or use agricultural chemicals in New Zealand, you must follow the requirements outlined in the ACVM Act 1997. Other legislation that may also apply to these products includes the Biosecurity Act 1993 and the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.