MAI re-applies for EU approval of tau-fluvalinate
Makhteshim-Agan Industries (MAI) has re-applied for EU approval of the insecticide/acaricide, tau-fluvalinate. MAI resubmitted the application on behalf of its distribution subsidiary, Irvita Plant Protection (Curacao, Netherlands Antilles), to Denmark as rapporteur member state for the ai. Tau-fluvalinate was in the third round of the EU review of existing ais, but the assessment identified data gaps. In agreement with the European Commission, the company opted to temporarily withdraw the ai from the review until it resubmitted the application with additional data.