EU approval for four ais
The European Commission has issued formal EU approval for four active ingredients. They are: the herbicides, Dow AgroSciences’ aminopyralid and Belchim Crop Protection’s metobromuron; BASF/Nihon Nohyaku’s insecticide, metaflumizone; and FuturEco BioScience’s biofungicide, Streptomyces lydicus strain WYEC 108. The ten-year approvals commence on January 1st 2015. Proposals for the approvals were voted through by the EU regulatory committee in July (Agrow No 694, p 16).