Chinese OK for Dongfeng’s botanical insecticide
Chinese company Dongfeng Chemical’s botanical insecticide, celangulin, has received Chinese approval, national media report. The insecticide is formulated from natural compounds derived from Chinese bittersweet ( Celastrus angulatus). The registration is effective for five years. Celangulin had previously held provisional registration status, and full registration has given the product wider market access, reports add. Dongfeng Chemical is applying for registration in overseas markets such as the United Arab Emirates.