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Set Alert for Insecticides

UK rejects emergency use application on two neonics

The UK has rejected applications for emergency authorisation of two neonicotinoid insecticide-based seed treatment products for use on sugar beet in 2019.
United Kingdom Insecticides

EU approval for cyphenothrin biocide

Formal EU biocide approval has been issued for Sumitomo Chemical’s cyphenothrin for use as a non-crop insecticide.
EU Insecticides

Corteva combats counterfeit spinosad

DowDuPont agricultural business Corteva Agriscience is using proprietary forensic technology to detect counterfeit versions of its spinosad-based insecticides.
DowDuPont Insecticides

EU sets withdrawal schedule for thiram and treated seed

The European Commission has set phase-out schedules for the fungicide, thiram, and seed treated with the active ingredient, following the decision not to renew its EU approval.
Europe EU

EU sets phase-out dates for pymetrozine

The European Commission has instructed EU member states to withdraw approvals for products based on the insecticide, pymetrozine, by April 30th 2019, with any grace period for existing stocks to expire by January 30th 2020.
Europe EU

Agrow Awards 2018 curtain raiser

An overview of the applications shortlisted for Agrow Awards 2018 to be held in London on November 12th.
M&A Operations

Dow supports appeal of US court-ordered chlorpyrifos ban

DowDuPont legacy business Dow AgroSciences is urging the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to reconsider a decision by a three-judge panel that orders the EPA to revoke food tolerances for chlorpyrifos and cancel all registered uses of the insecticide.
Dow AgroSciences DowDuPont

Argentina orders phase-out of five ais

The Argentine plant and animal health inspection service, the Senasa, has ordered bans on five agrochemical active ingredients.

Argentina Insecticides

Nufarm debuts Caradine in Brazil

Nufarm has launched the insecticide, Carnadine (acetamiprid), in Brazil.

Nufarm Insecticides

Malathion outdoor uses to end in EU by 2020

EU member states have been instructed to amend or withdraw approvals for the insecticide/acaricide, malathion, by April 29th 2019 to implement a ban on outdoor uses, although they may grant grace periods for existing stocks up to January 29th 2020.

EU European Commission

Corteva rebrands new nematicide as Reklemel

DowDuPont’s agricultural business, Corteva Agriscience, is rebranding its latest nematicide, fluazaindolizine.

DowDuPont Insecticides

FMC presents Altacor in Italy

FMC has presented its insecticide, Altacor (chlorantraniliprole - trade-marked as Rynaxypyr 35%), in Italy.

FMC Insecticides
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