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Corteva gets emergency use approval for Rinskor in Italy

DowDuPont agriculture business Corteva Agriscience has been granted emergency approval for the sale and use of the herbicide, Loyant (florpyrauxifen-benzyl – trade-marked as Rinskor), for use on rice.

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont

US EPA posts BASF's Tirexor application

The US EPA has notified receipt of an application from BASF to register the herbicide, trifludimoxazin (trade-marked as Tirexor), as a new active ingredient. 

Herbicides & PGRs United States

Brazil Anvisa to withdraw "obsolete" agchem ais from approved list

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, is to conduct a review of the existing approved pesticide active ingredients and exclude those that are “obsolete”.

Brazil Anvisa Brazil

US judge orders Bayer to seek glyphosate cancer lawsuits settlements

A US federal judge has ordered Bayer to try and settle hundreds of lawsuits brought by cancer victims who allege that its legacy company Monsanto had failed to warn them of the risks from its glyphosate-based herbicide, Roundup.  

United States Herbicides & PGRs

EU gets backing for rapporteur group for glyphosate review

EU member states have supported proposals for the next EU reassessment of the herbicide, glyphosate, to be handled by a group of rapporteur states comprising France, Hungary, Netherlands and Sweden. 

EU Herbicides & PGRs

Decision on chlorpropham non-renewal back with EU Commission

The final decision about not renewing the EU approval of the herbicide, chlorpropham, has been passed back to the European Commission, following another inconclusive vote by EU member states. 

EU Herbicides & PGRs

French court rules against Bayer/Monsanto in Lasso case

The French Court of Appeal in Lyon ruled in favour of a French farmer in a long-running case involving Bayer legacy company Monsanto’s herbicide, Lasso (alachlor).

Legal Herbicides & PGRs

USDA chief criticises Vietnam glyphosate ban

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue has expressed disappointment at Vietnam’s decision to ban the production and import of the herbicide, glyphosate.

USDA Vietnam

Vietnam bans glyphosate

Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has revoked all approvals for glyphosate-based herbicides.

Vietnam Australia

EU plans rapporteur group to handle glyphosate

The European Commission has proposed that the next EU assessment of the herbicide, glyphosate, be handled by a group of EU member states, rather than the current system of two countries acting as rapporteur and co-rapporteur. 

EU European Commission

Turkey approves two Rinskor-based herbicides

Turkey has approved two of DowDuPont agriculture business Corteva Agriscience's’s florpyrauxifen-benzyl (trade-marked as Rinskor) herbicide-based products.

Corteva Agriscience DowDuPont

Atanor inaugurates herbicide plant in Argentina

US agrochemical and specialty chemical company Albaugh’s Argentine agrochemical subsidiary, Atanor, has opened a herbicide formulation plant in Argentina.

Atanor Investments
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