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Set Alert for Insecticides

Enviros sue for US ESA assessment documents

Environmentalists say the US Trump administration is illegally ignoring their requests for records relating to a federal review of the potential harm to endangered species from three organophosphate insecticides.
United States EPA

US Democrats revive bid for neonic ban

Democrat party MPs in the US House of Representatives have again introduced legislation to suspend the use of neonicotinoids, a move they argue is needed to protect bees and other pollinators from the insecticides.
United States EPA

US EPA/Syngenta settle farmworker safety violations

The US EPA has struck a deal with Syngenta Seeds (owned by ChemChina) to settle claims that the company had failed to ensure workers at its crop research farm in the state of Hawaii were protected from restricted use pesticides. 
EPA Syngenta

Italy OKs temp use extension for Bayer's Velum Prime

Italy has granted a temporary use extension to Bayer Crop Science division’s nematicide, Velum Prime (fluopyram).
Italy Bayer Crop Science

BASF gains Brazil use extension for Nomolt 150

BASF has been granted use authorisation for aerial application of the insecticide, Nomolt 150 (teflubenzuron), on sugar cane in Brazil.
Brazil BASF

Canada OKs essential oil use

The Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has proposed the continued registration of several essential oils as insect repellents following a re-evaluation of the active ingredients. 
Canada PMRA

Bayer debuts new insecticide formulation in Portugal

Bayer’s Crop Science division has launched a new formulation of its established triflumarin-based insecticide, Alystin. 
Bayer Crop Science Insecticides

EU states support ban on outdoor uses of bifenthrin

EU member states have voted in favour of proposals to ban outdoor agrochemical uses of the insecticide/acaricide, bifenthrin.

EU Insecticides

Argentina OKs emergency locust controls

Argentina has granted exceptional use authorisations to five insecticidal active ingredients for the control of South American locusts (Schistocerca cancellata).
Argentina Senasa

Italy grants Bayer use extension

Italy has granted use extensions to two Bayer Crop Science division pesticides.
Bayer Crop Science Insecticides

Acetamiprid's EU approval renewed

Formal renewal has been granted to the EU approval of the insecticide, acetamiprid.
EU Insecticides

EU to allow Belgian use permit for public health insecticides

Belgium is to be allowed to continue temporary use of two public health insecticide products before they have been granted biocide approval in the country.

EU Belgium
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