Brazil suspends Bio Carb agrochemicals
The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has suspended the manufacture, sale, distribution and use of various pesticides of company Bio Carb Quimica (Curitiba) in the whole of Brazil. The products include cypermethrin-based insecticides and metaldehyde-based molluscicides not holding Anvisa registrations. The company is to organise the collection of unused stocks. The order came in Anvisa Resolution 2234 last month.