US cancels nicotine registration
The US EPA has issued a formal cancellation order for the only product based on the insecticidal fumigant, nicotine. The cancellation of Fuller’s Fulex Nicotine Fumigator takes effect on January 1st 2014. The sale of stocks is allowed until December 31st 2014 with use permitted until stocks are exhausted. Last year, the Agency established restrictions on the fumigant during the voluntary phase-out ( Agrow No 544, p 17).