PMRA Approves Emergency Use of Apivar in Canada

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency has granted ApivarĀ® an emergency registration for control of the varroa mite in honey bee hives from July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 for every Canadian province except Newfoundland.

Apivar is a sustained-released product in the form of plastic strips impregnated with the active ingredient Amitraz.

The use of Apivar in Canada is subject to various conditions.