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March 26, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) says that two new intentions for harmonized classification and labeling have been added to the registry of intentions. The new substances...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-adds-hexaflumuron-and-cyflumetofen-to-registry-of-intentions-under-Reach_59841.html
March 19, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has started an open consultation on a harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) proposal for triflumizole, a pesticide. The substance...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-opens-CLH-consultation-for-triflumizole_59663.html
March 4, 2014
Syngenta today announced that Elatus, a foliar fungicide, has been approved by the Brazilian authorities. Elatus is one of the company’s succinate dehydrogenase inhibiting (SDHI)...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Brazil-approves-Syngentas-SDHI-fungicide-Elatus_59288.html
February 4, 2014
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has requested comments from interested parties on hazard classifications open for public consultation on two substances, tert-butyl...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/ECHA-requests-comments-on-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-for-t-butyl-hydroperoxide-thiacloprid_58540.html
January 13, 2014
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced today that it has signed an option agreement under which Monsanto may obtain a license...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Monsanto-signs-option-agreement-to-support-biologicals-platform_57923.html
January 6, 2014
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) says that, based on preliminary findings, three genetically modified seeds developed by Dow Chemical "do not pose a plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/USDA-recommends-that-Dows-Enlist-seeds-be-deregulated_57745.html
December 18, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says that two neonicotinoid insecticides, acetamiprid and imidacloprid, may affect the developing human nervous system. EFSA's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-to-assess-potential-link-between-neonicotinoids-and-developmental-neurotoxicity_57468.html
November 5, 2013
BASF announced today that it filed legal action challenging the EU Commission’s decision to restrict major seed treatment uses of the company's fipronil insecticide in the EU...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/BASF-sues-EU-over-fipronil-ban_56466.html
July 18, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has launched a public consultation on its recently published methodology for identifying pesticides to be included in cumulative...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-launches-public-consultation-on-pesticides-methodology_53727.html
July 16, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has pioneered a new approach that paves the way for implementation of cumulative risk assessment, a technique that...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-develops-new-approach-for-cumulative-risk-assessment-of-pesticides_53663.html
July 2, 2013
Biopesticide firm Marrone Bio (Davis, CA) Innovations announced yesterday that it has filed for an initial public offering worth up to $60 million. Additional terms were not disclosed...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Biopesticide-firm-files-for-$60-million-IPO_53335.html
May 21, 2013
Dow AgroSciences says US regulatory authorities have approved a new insecticidal active ingredient, sulfoxaflor, to be marketed in the United States. Sulfoxaflor belongs to a novel...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Dow-insecticide-receives-US-regulatory-approval_52117.html
May 14, 2013
The Department of Agriculture (USDA) says it is extending its regulatory review of two genetically modified seeds in order to evaluate the impact of increased use of the associated...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/USDA-orders-additional-review-of-Dow-and-Monsanto-herbicide-tolerant-traits_51990.html
May 7, 2013
Dow AgroSciences says US regulatory authorities have approved a new insecticidal active ingredient, sulfoxaflor, to be marketed in the United States. Sulfoxaflor belongs to a novel...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Dow-insecticide-receives-US-regulatory-approval_51812.html
April 29, 2013
The European Commission, following a vote by EU member states today, will proceed with a plan to restrict the use of three neonicotinoids used as insecticides on a variety of crops...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/European-Commission-proceeds-with-plan-to-restrict-the-use-of-neonicotinoids_51559.html
April 4, 2013
Valent BioSciences (Libertyville, IL), a wholly owned biorationals subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical, says it is on track to bring a 15-million gal/year manufacturing facility online by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Valent-advances-$150-million-biorationals-project-at-Osage-IA_50950.html
March 18, 2013
The European Commission says that “no qualified majority was reached” in a vote by member states concerning the possible ban of three neonicotinoids: clothanidin and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/European-Commission-fails-to-reach-majority-in-neonicotinoids-vote_50588.html
February 15, 2013
Syngenta today requested that the European Commission retracts its proposal to restrict the use of neonicotinoid technology after revealing that the European Food Safety...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Syngenta-urges-European-Commission-to-retract-neonicotinoid-proposal_49895.html
February 11, 2013
American Vanguard (Amvac; Newport Beach, CA) says it has received EPA registration for its naturally occurring SmartBlock potato sprout inhibitor and will begin marketing immediately...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Amvac-biopesticide-granted-EPA-registration_49743.html
February 4, 2013
The European Commission says it wants EU member states to suspend for two years the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides on sunflowers, rapeseed, corn and cotton, and crops...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EU-seeks-suspension-of-some-neonicotnoid-insecticide-uses_49556.html
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