Sumitomo's pyridalyl approved in US
Sumitomo Chemical subsidiary Valent USA Corporation’s professional products unit is to introduce the new insecticide, Overture (pyridalyl), for use on glasshouse-grown vegetables and ornamentals. The active ingredient received its first US approval last month. The EPA had scheduled decisions for use of the ai on vegetables, ornamentals and cotton ( Agrow No 537, p 15). Approval decisions for use on cotton, tobacco and outdoor vegetables have been rescheduled for the first quarter of fiscal 2009.