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Five biocides approach EU approval

Five active ingredients have received positive opinions from the EU Biocidal Products Committee (BPC) with regard to applications for approval as non-crop pesticides. One is Mitsui Chemicals’ insecticide, dinotefuran, for use by professionals for indoor applications against cockroaches. The other four ais were in the review of existing biocides and include: the insecticides, alpha-cypermethrin, Bacillus sphaericus and B thuringiensis israelensis; and carbon dioxide for use as an avicide.


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