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Ombudsman says no undue delay in EU handling of glyphosate MRL review

The European Ombudsman has rejected a complaint that the European Commission was wrong to delay a decision on a maximum residue limit (MRL) for the herbicide, glyphosate, on a specific crop until a general review of all glyphosate MRLs had been completed. 

Europe EU European Commission

Gowan acquires fenamidone and pencycuron from Bayer

US agrochemical company Gowan's UK-based subsidiary, Gowan Crop Protection, has agreed to acquire Bayer’s fungicides, fenamidone and pencycuron.
M&A

Bayer hits back at Mexico move against glyphosate imports

Bayer has hit back at the Mexican government's refusal to allow the import of the import of 1,000 tonnes of glyphosate herbicide.

Mexico Herbicides & PGRs

Nissan acquires quinoxyfen from Corteva

Nissan Chemical has acquired the product line based on the fungicide, quinoxyfen, from Corteva Agriscience.

M&A Corteva Agriscience Nissan Chemical

Thailand drops plan to ban glyphosate

Thailand's National Hazardous Substances Committee has decided not to go ahead with a ban on the herbicide, glyphosate, which was to have come into effect on December 1st.

Thailand Herbicides & PGRs

Bayer/Monsanto agrees to US plea deal over illegal parathion-methyl use and storage

Bayer legacy company Monsanto last week pleaded guilty to using and storing the banned organophosphate insecticide, parathion-methyl, on crops at a research farm on the Hawaiian island of Maui. 

Legal Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

Nufarm earnings down in first quarter

Nufarm recorded lower earnings in all regions during the first quarter of fiscal 2020 (ending July 31st), the company’s managing director and CEO, Greg Hunt, told shareholders at Nufarm’s annual general meeting this week.

Financial Results Nufarm

Commercial

Nissan acquires quinoxyfen from Corteva

Nissan Chemical has acquired the product line based on the fungicide, quinoxyfen, from Corteva Agriscience.

M&A Corteva Agriscience Nissan Chemical

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Schütz opens third packaging facility in Australia

German packaging company Schütz’s Australian subsidiary, Schütz Australia, has officially opened a facility in Yatala, Queensland.

Operations Investments

Nexgen partners with university to seek new herbicides

The Australian company, Nexgen Plants, has signed a research and licensing agreement with the University of Western Australia to develop innovative herbicides.

Deals Research

Brazilian judge overturns suspension injunction against batch of agchem approvals

A Brazilian federal court has overturned an injunction suspending the approval of a batch of pesticide products and active ingredients from September.

 

Brazil Mapa Legal
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Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019, with links to the original articles.

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Thailand drops plan to ban glyphosate

Thailand's National Hazardous Substances Committee has decided not to go ahead with a ban on the herbicide, glyphosate, which was to have come into effect on December 1st.

Thailand Herbicides & PGRs

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EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl.

Europe EU

Brazil agchem sector presents Ibama imidacloprid assessment summary

A group of agrochemical companies in Brazil have created a tabular presentation to ease understanding of the environmental agency, the Ibama's, reassessment finds on the insecticide, imidacloprid.

Brazil Insecticides

EU opinion on regulation of NBTs due in spring

A European Commission paper “addressing” the controversial issue of regulating new breeding techniques (NBTs) in plants as genetically modified organisms may appear in the spring, according to a leaked document released by environmentalist group Greenpeace.

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Australia first to approve BASF's Luximax herbicide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has granted the world's first approval to BASF's herbicide, Luximax (cinmethylin – trade-marked as Luximo – 750 g/litre). 

Herbicides & PGRs BASF Australia

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EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl.

Europe EU

Corteva launches sulfoxaflor insecticides in Brazil

Corteva Agriscience has launched its sulfoxaflor (trade-marked as Isoclast)-based insecticide range in Brazil.

 

Corteva Agriscience Insecticides

Brazil Anvisa bans some thiram uses

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has banned some uses of the fungicide, thiram.

Brazil Anvisa Fungicides
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