Dáil Éireann - Volume 560 - 30 January, 2003

Written Answers. - Medicinal Products.

  40. Mr. Boyle asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food the way in which and the date, the substance flumethrin has been approved for use in bee keeping products; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2265/03]

  Minister for Agriculture and Food (Mr. Walsh): The Irish Medicines Board, which is the competent authority, has informed me that the substance flumethrin is an active ingredient in a veterinary medicine which is indicated for the treatment of certain conditions in bees. It has been licensed by the board since 1993.