US EPA schedules new ai decisions for fiscal 2016
The US EPA Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) has scheduled the first six registration decisions for new active ingredients for fiscal 2016 (ending September 30th). It aims to make decisions for BASF's insecticide, teflubenzuron (import), Sumitomo Chemical's fungicide, diethofencarb (import), and the US Lodi Group's rodenticide, alphachloralose, in the first quarter of fiscal 2016. The decision for alphachloralose was previously scheduled for the first quarter of fiscal 2015 (Agrow No 670, p 22). Decisions on Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha's fungicide, pyriofenone, and its insecticide, cyclaniliprole, and Sumitomo Chemical subsidiary Valent USA Corporation's fungicide, mandestrobin, are scheduled for the second quarter.