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Herbicides & PGRs

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Bayer glyphosate lawsuits mounting in the US

Bayer is facing a surge in US lawsuits from plaintiffs seeking damages for exposure to legacy company Monsanto's glyphosate herbicide, over claims of a no warnings of a link of cancer to use of the product.

Bayer Crop Science Legal

Brazil soy grower group warns on dicamba drift concern

A Brazilian soybean growers' association is warning farmers of concerns of drift from use of dicamba herbicide. 

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

MEPs object to flumioxazin and chlorotoluron extensions

The European Parliament has supported objections to extensions of the approval periods for the herbicides, flumioxazin and chlorotoluron. 

Herbicides & PGRs Europe

Germany plans further agchem use reductions

Germany is seeking to further reduce the use of agrochemicals in its agriculture.

Germany Herbicides & PGRs

ECHA proposes new hazard labels for three ais

Opinions on EU harmonised hazard classifications and labelling for three agrochemicals have been adopted by the Risk Assessment Committee (RAC) of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

EU ECHA

Brazilian state MP seeks agchems bans

A Brazilian state MP has introduced legislation seeking to ban the several key pesticide active ingredients and the aerial spraying of agrochemicals in the major agriculture state of Mato Grosso.

Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

Australia to OK BASF's cinmethylin herbicide

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has proposed the approval of BASF's herbicide, Luximax (cinmethylin – trade-marked as Luximo - 750 g/litre). 

Herbicides & PGRs BASF

Low-risk ai approvals in the EU improving

Speakers at the Agchem Forum this month welcomed advances in the adoption and improvements in the regulation of low-risk substances, while demanding structural changes.

Biologicals Fungicides

Challenge revived of California glyphosate Prop 65 listing

A coalition of agricultural interests, food producers and pesticide manufacturers have urged a federal judge to strike down California's decision to add the herbicide, glyphosate, to its Proposition 65 list of carcinogenic chemicals.
United States Herbicides & PGRs

Canada to OK fatty acid-based herbicides

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the approval of US organic products company Westbridge Agricultural Products' octanoic acid and decanoic acid-based herbicides, BioLink FA Blend and BioLink Herbicide EC.

Canada Herbicides & PGRs

Australian glyphosate resistance on the rise

A survey by Bayer's Crop Science division in Australia has found that 85% of cotton growers questioned suspected that they had glyphosate herbicide-resistant weeds on their farm, compared with 74% in 2016.

Australia Herbicides & PGRs

Brazilian Ibama issues environmental profiles on 20 agchems

The Brazilian environmental agency, the Ibama, has issued environmental profiles for 20 pesticide active ingredients.

Brazil Ibama Fungicides
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