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June 5, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has identified what it says are several weaknesses in a study published by the UK Food and Environment Research Agency...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-EU-neonicotinoid-conclusions-not-affected-by-UK-study-on-bumble-bees_52571.html
June 5, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has launched a public consultation on draft guidance on how to carry out environmental risk assessments of plant protection...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-consults-on-risk-assessment-for-greenhouse-crops_52570.html
June 3, 2013
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) says it has concluded a peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of disodium phosphonate. The substance had been proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-concludes-risk-assessment-of-disodium-phosphonate_52497.html
May 28, 2013
The insecticide fipronil poses a high acute risk to honeybees when used as a seed treatment for corn, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) concludes in a report...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-report-concludes-fipronil-poses-risk-to-bees_52306.html
May 26, 2013
Syngenta has launched Clariva, a proprietary seed treatment nematicide based on the Pasteuria technology acquired in 2012, the company announced today. Clariva consists of naturally...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-launches-breakthrough-seed-treatment-nematicide_52303.html
May 24, 2013
The European Commission has adopted a restriction on the use of 3 neonicotinoids that have been associated in recent years with a decline in the number and health of honeybees. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EU-wide-restriction-on-use-of-neonicotinoids-to-be-in-force-from-1-December_52289.html
May 23, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited additional comments on proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH) for etridiazole, used as a fungicide to...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-calls-for-new-round-of-comments-on-reproductive-toxicity-and-carcinogenicity-of-etridiazole_52257.html
May 21, 2013
Syngenta and DuPont say they have entered into technology licensing agreements that will broaden each company’s crop protection product portfolio and enable both to bring new...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-DuPont-sign-fungicide-tech-agreement_52116.html
May 21, 2013
Bayer CropScience says it will build a world-scale glufosinate-ammonium herbicide production plant near Mobile, AL, to help meet growing demand for glyphosate alternatives. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-plans-Mobile-AL-herbicide-plant_52114.html
May 21, 2013
The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Monsanto in a landmark intellectual property case involving reuse of genetically modified seeds. The case, Bowman v. Monsanto, involved an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/US-Supreme-Court-rules-in-favor-of-Monsanto-in-Bowman-case_52086.html
May 20, 2013
Dow Chemical says Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has approved its Enlist Duo herbicide with Colex-D technology for use in Canada. News of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Canada-approves-Dow-herbicide_52172.html
May 16, 2013
The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA; Helsinki) has invited comments on two new proposals for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The chemicals concerned are lenacil, a uracil...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ECHA-invites-comments-on-proposals-for-harmonized-classification-and-labeling-of-lenacil-and-boric-acid_52050.html
May 16, 2013
Oxiteno, the specialty chemicals arm of Ultrapar (São Paulo), achieved an Ebitda of 81 million Reais ($40 million) during the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Oxitenos-Ebitda-increases-21-percent-supported-by-weaker-currency-and-higher-volumes_52049.html
May 15, 2013
Bayer CropScience says it will build a world-scale glufosinate-ammonium herbicide production plant near Mobile, AL, to help meet growing demand for glyphosate alternatives...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-plans-Mobile-AL-herbicide-plant_52022.html
May 15, 2013
Isagro (Milan) reports a €3.3-million ($4.3 million) net loss during the first quarter of 2013 compared with a €668,000 profit in the same period last year. Ebitda also...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Isagro-reports-&euro3-3-million-net-loss-during-first-quarter-owing-to-poor-weather-conditions_52015.html
May 14, 2013
Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) and ChileAgro Solutions (Calera de Tango, Chile) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Makhteshim is to acquire a majority stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshim-to-acquire-majority-stake-in-agchems-company-in-Chile_51975.html
May 13, 2013
The sixth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention has agreed to begin phasing out the use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in little more than a year...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Report-Stockholm-Convention-agrees-on-phaseout-of-HBCD_51948.html
May 13, 2013
Generic pesticide producer Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) says its first-quarter net income rose 1%, to $90.2 million from $89.3 million, during the same quarter last year. Ebitda went up...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Makhteshims-first-quarter-net-profit-up-1-percent_51941.html
May 7, 2013
BASF says it has begun a project to install new gas-fired boilers to generate steam at its Hannibal, MO, site as part of its plan to spend, on average, €300 million ($390 million)...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-invests-in-Missouri-crop-protection-site_51818.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/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-insecticide-receives-US-regulatory-approval_51812.html
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