Fersol files insecticide ban injunction
Brazilian agrochemical company Fersol (Marinique) has filed an injunction against the move to ban the insecticide, methamidophos, the Brazilian generic agrochemical industry association, the Aenda, reports. All uses are scheduled to be banned from June 30th 2012 ( Agrow No 608, p 14). The Ministry of Agriculture decision followed a review of the active ingredient by the national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa. Fersol alleges incomplete procedures in the review. The Aenda associate has requested all related documentation to the process so that it can prepare its defence.