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Ihara launches dinotefuran insecticides in Brazil

Brazilian agrochemical company Ihara (Sorocaba) is launching its insecticide, Dino Movido (Mitsui Chemicals Agro's dinotefuran).

Insecticides Brazil

EU approval for alpha-cypermethrin as substitution candidate

EU approval for alpha-cypermethrin as substitution candidate

Europe EU

Deal reached to expedite California chlorpyrifos ban

Pesticide manufacturers have agreed to stop selling chlorpyrifos products in the US state of California.

United States Corteva Agriscience

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).


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

Canada OKs Bayer's Annihilator PolyZone

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved Bayer's Crop Science division's pyrethroid insecticide, Annihilator PolyZone (deltamethrin).

Bayer Crop Science Monsanto

EFSA studies risk reduction measures for cypermethrin

Establishing uses of the insecticide, cypermethrin, that are safe for aquatic organisms and non-target arthropods would require risk mitigation measures that are “challenging” to achieve in practice, says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). 

Europe EU

BioWorks adds SuffOil-X to Canadian portfolio

The US biopesticide company, BioWorks (Victor, New York), has added the mineral oil-based insecticide/acaricide/fungicide, SuffOil-X, to its Canadian product range.


US lawsuit challenges reversal of neonic/GM crop ban in wildlife refuges

US environmentalists have filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's decision to reverse a 2014 ban on the use of neonicotinoid insecticides and the cultivation of genetically modified crops in national wildlife refuges. 

United States Insecticides

EU sets phase-out dates for methiocarb

EU member states have been given until January 3rd 2020 to withdraw approvals for products containing the insecticide/acaricide, methiocarb, following the decision in July not to renew its approval. 

Europe EU

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
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