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Set Alert for Insecticides

EU votes to ban chlorpyrifos

EU member states have supported draft decisions not to renew the EU approvals for the insecticides, chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl.

Europe EU

Corteva launches sulfoxaflor insecticides in Brazil

Corteva Agriscience has launched its sulfoxaflor (trade-marked as Isoclast)-based insecticide range in Brazil.


Corteva Agriscience Insecticides

Brazil agchem sector presents Ibama imidacloprid assessment summary

A group of agrochemical companies in Brazil have created a tabular presentation to ease understanding of the environmental agency, the Ibama's, reassessment finds on the insecticide, imidacloprid.

Brazil Insecticides

Brazilian judge overturns suspension injunction against batch of agchem approvals

A Brazilian federal court has overturned an injunction suspending the approval of a batch of pesticide products and active ingredients from September.


Brazil Mapa Legal

Swedish study shows thiacloprid benefits bumblebees

A Swedish university study has shown that bumblebees can benefit from foraging on clover fields treated with the neonicotinoid insecticide, thiacloprid.


Argentina instructs growers to apply agchem controls in grapevine moth pest alert

Argentine grapevine growers are instructed to carry out chemical control applications against European grapevine moths (Lobesia botrana) in areas under quarantine controls, the plant and animal health inspection service.

Argentina Insecticides

Still no support for EU action to stop emergency neonic approvals

For the second time, EU member states have refused to give majority backing to measures that would stop Lithuania and Romania from granting emergency approvals for certain uses of neonicotinoid insecticides. 

EU Europe

Brazilian judge suspends authorisations on dozens of agchems

A Brazilian federal judge has suspended the authorisations of 63 pesticide products.

Brazil Legal

Australia to review neonicotinoids

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is to review the registrations of the neonicotinoid insecticides, acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, thiacloprid and thiamethoxam. 

Australia APVMA

Brazil Anvisa recommends continued approval of abamectin

The Brazilian national health surveillance agency, the Anvisa, has recommended the continued approval of the insecticide, abamectin.

Brazil Anvisa Insecticides

Temporary US tolerance for dinotefuran in Alabama

The US EPA has established a temporary tolerance for use of the insecticide, dinotefuran, on fuzzy kiwi fruit in the state of Alabama. 

United States EPA

Canada to OK continued use of pyriproxyfen

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the continued registration of all uses of the insecticide, pyriproxyfen, following a re-evaluation of the active ingredient. 

Canada PMRA
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