EU confirms complete dossier for penthiopyrad
The European Commission has confirmed that DuPont’s application for EU approval of the fungicide, penthiopyrad, is complete. This is an early stage in the EU registration process and was cleared by the EU regulatory committee in July ( Agrow No 596, p 5). The dossier was submitted to the UK, as rapporteur member state, by Swiss regulatory consultancy LKC on behalf of DuPont in December 2009.The UK has until August 31st 2011 to complete the detailed evaluation. DuPont licensed penthiopyrad from Mitsui Chemicals in 2007 for sale in the EU, the Americas and Australasia.