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Judge upholds ban on California's glyphosate cancer warnings

A US federal judge has rejected California's request to reverse an order that prohibits the state from requiring cancer warning labels on products that contain glyphosate herbicide.
Monsanto Legal

BASF debuts soy herbicides in Brazil

BASF has unveiled two new herbicide formulations for use on soybeans in Brazil.

BASF Product Approvals

EU reviews "watch list" of pesticides

The European Commission has decided to change some pesticides on a “watch list” of chemicals that are monitored to gather data on their potential risk to water sources.
EU European Commission

EU renewal nears for three ais

Draft decisions to renew the EU approvals of three agrochemical active ingredients have received positive votes from EU member states.

EU Bayer Crop Science

US court battle looms over XtendiMax registration

US environmentalists are urging a federal court to vacate the EPA's registration of Monsanto's herbicide, XtendiMax (dicamba, diglycolamine salt), and pull the product from the market.
United States Monsanto

EU states undecided over diquat renewal

EU member states have been unable to reach a majority agreement on proposals not to renew the EU approval for the herbicide, diquat.
Europe EU

EU approval periods to be extended for 45 ais

EU approvals of 45 agrochemical active ingredients are to be extended to give more time for renewal procedures to be completed.
EU Fungicides

US EPA OKs FMC herbicide for dicamba tank mixes

FMC has received US EPA clearance for the use of its herbicide, Anthem Max (pyroxasulfone + fluthiacet-methyl), in tank mixes with the dicamba-based herbicides, Monsanto’s XtendiMax and Vapor Grip, and BASF’s Engenia.

US lawmakers seek new IARC director's justification of glyphosate assessment

US lawmakers have called on the newly-elected head of the UN International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to testify at a Congressional hearing on the Agency’s determination that glyphosate is a probable human carcinogen.

United States Herbicides & PGRs

US OK for Nufarm's Sure Power herbicide

Nufarm’s US business, Nufarm Americas, has received EPA approval for the turf and landscape herbicide, Sure Power (flumioxazin + fluroxypyr + triclopyr + 2,4-D).

Nufarm Product Approvals

Canada confirms continued use of Valent’s Retain PGR

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has confirmed the continued registration of Sumitomo Chemical subsidiary Valent Biosciences’ plant growth regulator, Retain (aminoethoxyvinylglycine hydrochloride – also referred to as aviglycine hydrochloride). 
Canada PMRA

Monsanto eyes appeal of order in US dicamba case

Monsanto is keen to appeal a recent US court order that denied its request for summary judgement of claims that allege the company was liable for dicamba herbicide drift damage in 2015 and 2016 to peach groves in the state of Missouri.

Monsanto Legal
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