Brazil OKs dossier for Bayer's flubendiamide
The Brazilian authorities have approved the first stage in the registration process for Bayer CropScience’s insecticide, flubendiamide. The Ministry of Health’s national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has approved the full toxicological risk dossier for the active ingredient. The agency has proposed its approval for use on cotton, maize, soybeans and tomatoes as a foliar application. A 30-day comment period opened on October 28th. The approval process for the import and sale of the ail and formulated products would move to the Ministries of the Environment and Agriculture.