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Canada to ban most clothianidin and thiamethoxam use

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the phase-out of most uses of the neonicotinoid insecticides, clothianidin and thiamethoxam, following special reviews of the active ingredients.
Canada Insecticides

UK study shows bumblebee harm from sulfoxaflor

Chronic exposure to the insecticide, sulfoxaflor, at dosages consistent with potential post-spray field exposure, has severe sub-lethal effects on bumblebee colonies
DowDuPont Insecticides

Canada OKs soybean oil insecticides

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency has allowed the continued registration of insecticides and insect repellents based on soybean oil following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient.
PMRA Canada

EU biocide approvals for three ais

Formal EU biocide approval has been granted to three active ingredients for non-crop use: the insecticides, acetamiprid and cypermethrin; and the fungicide, penflufen, for use in wood preservatives.
EU Product Approvals

New Zealand seeks data on neonics

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking information on the use of the neonicotinoid insecticides, clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, in light of updated risk assessments in the EU.
New Zealand NZ EPA

US Court orders EPA to ban chlorpyrifos

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ordered the US EPA to revoke all tolerances and cancel all registrations for the insecticide, chlorpyrifos, within 60 days.
United States Insecticides

Canada approves Syngenta's Fortenza ST

Canada has approved Syngenta’s insecticidal seed treatment, Fortenza (cyantraniliprole).
Syngenta Insecticides

US to OK food use of Nichino’s pyrifluquinazon

The US EPA has proposed the first food and outdoor uses of Japanese company Nihon Nohyaku subsidiary Nichino America’s insecticide, pyrifluquinazone.
Insecticides Nihon Nohyaku

US FWS reverses neonic/GMO ban in wildlife refuges

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has reversed its 2014 decision to phase out neonicotinoid insecticides and genetically modified crops from US national wildlife refuges.
United States Insecticides

Brazilian judge orders glyphosate suspension

A Brazilian federal judge has ordered the suspension of new registrations of glyphosate-based herbicides and other pesticide products.
Brazil Herbicides & PGRs

Canada confirms continued use of cypermethrin

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has confirmed the continued use of the pyrethroid insecticide, cypermethrin, following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 
Canada PMRA

EU renewals for three ais

Formal renewals of EU approvals have been issued for FMC’s herbicide, carfentrazone-ethyl, Bayer’s Crop Science division’s fungicide, trifloxystrobin, and Italian company CBC Europe’s biofungicide, Ampelomyces quisqualis strain AQ10.
Europe EU
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