Canada approved more new ais in fiscal 2013
The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) approved 11 new conventional pesticide active ingredients in the year ended March 31st 2013. That compares with six in 2011/12 and eight in 2010/11. The total number of ais registered in 2012/13 amounted to 27 (15 in 2011/12), including 14 (eight) biopesticides and two (one) antimicrobials. The 27 ais represented 34 end-use products.