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August 5, 2010
Regulatory authorities in Japan have approved the commercial use of Bayer CropScience’s Isotianil fungicide. It targets world’s most economically important rice disease...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Japan-Approves-Bayers-Isotianil-Fungicide_28563.html
July 19, 2010
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Brussels) says its annual pesticide residue report shows a continued decline in detectable pesticide residues on foods, and also that there is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EFSA-Reports-Continued-Decline-in-Pesticide-Residues-on-Food_28145.html
July 8, 2010
The U.S. EPA says it has fined Monsanto $2.5 million for selling genetically engineered cotton in restricted Texas counties without the proper planting restriction labels and growing...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-Fines-Monsanto_27912.html
May 8, 2010
A London court has ruled that about 2,000 U.K. consumers should be awarded compensation totaling up to £20 million ($31 million) for injuries and illness caused by exposure to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/U-K-Court-Awards-$31-Million-in-Fungicide-Suit_26604.html
April 27, 2010
The Chemical Hazard and Safety Investigation Board (CSB; Washington) is seeking public comment on the design of a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) study on safety concerns about the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/CSB-Considers-Potential-Inherently-Safer-Alternatives-for-Hydrofluoric-Acid_26327.html
April 27, 2010
A judge at the High Court (London) has ruled that a group of around 2,000 U.K. residents should be awarded a total of up to £20 million ($31 million) for injuries caused by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/U-K-Consumers-Awarded-$31-Million-for-Exposure-to-Fungicide-in-Furniture_26320.html
April 25, 2010
FDA says it is reviewing the safety of triclosan, an ingredient found in many antibacterial consumer products, after animal studies showed the chemical alters hormone regulation. FDA...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/FDA-Steps-Up-Review-of-Triclosan_26281.html
March 23, 2010
A federal appeals court has invalidated U.S. EPA’s 2003 approval of the Bayer insecticide spirotetramat in the U.S. The court determined that regulators had not...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Bayer-Forced-to-Pull-Insecticide-from-the-U-S-Market_25530.html
March 23, 2010
EPA says it will initiate rulemaking efforts to revise tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene standards within the next year. Revisions of epichlorohydrin and acrylamide standrds will follow....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-Announces-Plans-to-Tighten-Water-Standards_25528.html
March 15, 2010
Sixteen cities from six Midwestern states have filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of Illinois seeking compensation from Syngenta for the costs of filtering the company’s embattled herbicide atrazine from drinking water. The commonly used chemical has been under increased scrutiny in the past year despite its re-registration in 2006. The EPA announced in October of 2009 that it would review atrazine’s safety profile after reports of higher-than-legal amounts of the chemical were found in Midwestern water systems. Other studies have linked the herbicide to abnormal sexual development in frogs....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Atrazine-Prompts-Lawsuit-New-Study-Cites-More-Frog-Effects_25416.html
March 2, 2010
The pesticide was found to chemically castrate three out of four male frogs and turn one in ten male frogs to females, the study shows....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Study-Links-Atrazine-to-Frog-Castration_25134.html
January 11, 2010
The agreement allows Germany-based Neudorff to introduce its full line of products to the specialty agriculture and ornamental industry, and gives Certis the most extensive biopesticide product line in the U.S., Certis says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Certis-Signs-Biopesticide-Distribution-Deal_24057.html
January 5, 2010
An IPO is planned for 2011, and will infuse the company with the capital necessary to register and commercialize its new products. A track record that includes deals with Bayer CropScience and BASF should boost investor confidence...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/AgraQuest-Inks-Deal-with-Big-Ag-Eyes-Row-Crops_23910.html
January 4, 2010
EPA has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) seeking comment pesticide manufacturers and other stakeholders on a range of issues related to the agency’s plans...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-Advanced-Rule-Notice-Seeks-Input-on-Inert-Pesticide-Ingredient-Disclosure_23866.html
November 23, 2009
White House Office of Management and Budget director Peter Orzag says OMB supports EPA’s sole authority to make scientific decisions for the endocrine disruptor screening program...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/White-House-Affirms-EPAs-Sole-Authority-on-Endocrine-Program-Decisions_22944.html
November 19, 2009
The major growth factor for the biopesticides market is the escalating demand for chemical free crops by end users and supermarkets, report says....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Biopesticide-Market-to-Exceed-$1-Billion-by-2015_22865.html
November 18, 2009
A report on the impact of genetically modified (GM) crops after the first 13 years of commercial use in the U.S. finds that GM crops have increased overall pesticide use 318.4 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/Report-GM-Crops-Increase-Pesticide-Use-Weed-Resistance_22862.html
November 9, 2009
FMC says it plans to take legal action against EPA after the agency denied FMC an administrative hearing on its May 2009 decision to revoke of all carbofuran food tolerances in...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/FMC-to-Challenge-EPA-Decision-on-Carbofuran_22652.html
November 2, 2009
FMC, the sole U.S. manufacturer of carbofuran, says it plans to take legal action against EPA after being denied an administrative hearing on the agency's May 2009 decision to revoke of all carbofuran food tolerances in the U.S....
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/EPA-Denies-FMC-Hearing-Over-Carbofuran-Ban_22522.html
October 26, 2009
A study released yesterday by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS; Research Triangle Park, NC) has identified a possible link between household insecticides...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/regulatory/pesticides/U-S-Study-Links-Household-Insecticides-and-Autoimmune-Diseases_22320.html
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