Tighter controls on sheep dips

New environmental controls on non-organophosphorus sheep dips have been promised by the Government in response to a review by the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC).

A review of non-OP dips was promised by the VPC a year ago in a report on the safety of OP dips (ENDS Report 265, p 31 ). The move was a response to growing concern about water pollution incidents caused by dips based on synthetic pyrethroids, which are highly toxic to aquatic invertebrates.

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