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  • Industry statement on Chlorpropham (CIPC)

    We understand that on 17 June 2019 the European Union’s Health and Food Safety Directorate-General Appeal Committee concluded Chlorpropham’s (CIPC) approval for use both as a herbicide and as a...

  • 11140059 CIPC Contamination of Stores

    Background Chlorpropham (CIPC) has been the sprout suppressant of choice for many years and remains the pesticide most frequently applied to stored potatoes. The 2017 review of CIPC was not completed...

  • 11140057 Alternative Sprout Suppressants (Fresh)

    Collaboration Dormfresh, Xeda, Restrain, Arysta Background Sprout control is critical to the year round supply of ware potatoes and the industry relies on Chlorpropham (CIPC), a relatively cheap and...

  • 11140043 Alternative Sprout Suppressants (Processing)

    Collaboration Dormfresh, Xeda, Restrain, Arysta Background Sprout control is critical to the year round supply of ware potatoes and the industry relies on Chlorpropham (CIPC), a relatively cheap and...

  • 114R483 CIPC in Commercial Stores

    Background CIPC has been under stewardship for 5 years. There are on-going concerns that MRL exceedances are still being found, notably in box stores and specifically in stores with overhead-throw...

  • 115R485 PhD Persistence, Transformation and Fate of CIPC

    Collaboration Glasgow (SUERC), SBCSR Background CIPC is widely used by the potato industry as a sprout suppressant on crops that are destined to be stored for significant periods of time. It is...

  • Storage Season 2012 presentation at East of England Potato Day August 2013 by Adrian Briddon

    AHDB Potatoes’s Adrian Briddon, from Sutton Bridge Crop Storage Research, reviews the 2012 storage season and discusses CIPC stewardship.

  • CIPC Stewardship

    View the CIPC Stewardship Group page for best practice and application information.

  • R464 Ethylene for Processing

    Industry Challenge CIPC is currently the only storage sprout suppressant available for the processing industry but there are threats to usage.  A strategy to reduce the overall quantity of CIPC used...

  • R463 CIPC Use in Low Temperature Pre-pack Stores

    Industry Challenge CIPC is the main sprout suppressant used in GB. Due to exceedances in the Maximum Residue Level (MRL) the chemical was referred to the Advisory Committee on Pesticides, and a cross...

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