Rodenticides Leaflet Explains Rule Change and Options

UK - Since 1 October 2016, a rule that buyers of stewardship-label rodenticides must show proof of competence certification means farmers, gamekeepers and pest controllers unable to do so cannot be supplied.
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The rule applies to all supply routes, trade and retail, premises and internet.

To help suppliers explain this to customers, the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use UK has published a leaflet that also sets out four options for those affected:

  1. Undertake a CRRU UK approved training course and exam (thinkwildlife.org/list-of-training-and-certification).
  2. For farmer members of a CRRU UK aligned farm assurance scheme, show proof of membership (thinkwildlife.org/list-of-approved-farm-assurance-schemes).
  3. Employ a professional pest control service company (National Pest Technicians Association, npta.org.uk; British Pest Control Association, bpca.org.uk).
  4. Purchase amateur use rodenticides.

CRRU UK is responsible for implementation of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime.

The leaflet is available as a PDF download from thinkwildlife.org/downloads_resources/, where comprehensive details of the stewardship regime are also available.

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