Since the Trade Winds note and Issues Alert to members, CSTA staff have been working closely with their value chain partners to ensure a collaborative and fulsome response to PMRA's proposed decision to phase out the use of imidacloprid.

Next Steps:

  • Let Dave Carey know if you use imidacloprid as a seed treatment on your products: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • CSTA will work with industry partners to ensure they have the right information.
  • CSTA will draft talking points for their members to use should they choose to draft a submission.
  • CSTA will draft a submission to PMRA by the deadline of February 21.
  • CSTA will meet with PMRA senior management when the board is in Ottawa for their annual lobby day.

If you have input, questions or concerns, please email Dave Carey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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