The U.S. EPA approves 54 new agrochem. and organic products

In June, 2020 US agency EPA has approved the following 54 new products. Most of them are plant protection products (PPP).

A22435 Turf Herbicide, PITORE LIQUID TREATMENT, WBG 2744, INDAZIFLAM GRZ, REZILON, EH-1681 Herbicide, Merpan Captan 1 Techncial, MGK Formula 3163, LPI.A016, LPI.A036, ALB-FC4, Flumetsulam Technical, GLUFOSINATE 11.33%, Glufosinate 0.5% RTU, CSI 19-313B Glufosinate 11.33%, CSI 19-313G Glufosinate 24.5%, MYCOSHIELD 34 WP, Spinosad SC ML, ZBOR Zinc Borate, Burnout Formula II Fast Acting Weed and Grass Killer Ready to Use, DISINFECTANT SPRAY G, Rallis Metribuzin Technical, Shurguard HP RTU, OR-CAL NAA K SALT 200, OR-CAL NAA K SALT 800, Sheep Fat Technical, Trico, NAI-2666 20SC Miticide/Insecticide, Thermacell Radius Zone Mosquito Repellent VI, GreenFurrow Dusting Sulfur, MEYCHEM Clethodim 37% MUP, Martin's 2.4-D Amine, Martin's 2.4-D LV6, Sharda Fenoxaprop-p-ethyl Technical, Protec-T, AX ETOXAZOLE WSB, AX FLUAZINAM, LIBERTY SMET-MET, CAC Asulam 400 Herbicde, Lidan Thyme Oil MUP, Forticept EP1, Forticept EP2, Forticept EP3, Forticept EP4, 16HER016 Granules, ESP718 AIO Concentrate, ESP720 AIO Granules, Neem Oil, Neem of Texas Pure Neem Oil 100% Cold Press, Mesotrione 480SC, REPAR BIOSTIMULANT YIELD ENHANCER, GCS METOLA PLUS 8EC, ARG Difenoconazole Technical and  BioAid - Fungicide

These changes have already been added to Homologa™ database.

Japan registers 10 PPP (plant protection products)

On May 2020 Japan registered ten new plant protection products containing the following active ingredients:



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Japan registers 13 new PPP (plant protection products)

On April, 2020 Japan registered 13 new PPP (plant protection products). Three of them are based on the active substance florpyrauxifen-benzyl that has been registered for the first time by FAMIC Japanese "Food and Agricultural Materials Inspection Center"

The whole set of new registered products are already displayed at Homologa™ database.


Poland extends temporary permit for Cruiser in OSR

On May 11, Poland extended the temporary permit for Cruiser OSR 322 FS (Thiamethoxam) in oil seed rape (OSR). This permission will last until 28 September 2020.

Thiamethoxam based PPP (plant protection products) standard registrations have been banned in the EU since 30 April 2019

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

Belgium implements new GAP for Tau-fluvalinate PPP

On May 7, Belgium set new GAP (good agricultural practices) for Tau-fluvalinate PPPs (Plant protection products).

Following EU MRL revision and SANTE proposal for reducing the MRL for Tau-fluvalinate, Belgium sets  interval applications in some cereals and also sets a 14-day PHI (pre-harvest-interval) for potatoes. The products involved are:

  • EVURE (10728P / B)
  • MAVRIK (7535P / B)


These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.



On May, 6 2020 Germany extended uses of the flonicamid based insecticide: Teppeki. 

This Plant Protection Product (PPP) used to be allowed on winter wheat against aphids. After this extension Teppeki is also registered for use in barley, oats, rye and triticale against aphids and also in winter barley against aphid vectors. 

The extensions to the approval allow alternative to pesticides containing the neonicotinoid active ingredients like clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam which are banned to be used outdoors.

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.

Germany cancels thiacloprid plant protection products (PPP)

Germany will revoke Biscaya plant protection product (PPP) on August 3, 2020

The cancellation also applies to the associated plant protection products of parallel trade. Both Biscaya and the parallel products could be used until February 3, 2021.

These periods result from the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/23 which rules the non-renewal of the approval of the active substance thiacloprid.

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.


The U.S. EPA published a new set of approved PPP

On April 20, the U.S. EPA published a new set of approved plant protection products. 142 products have been registered. Here some of them:

Acceleron D-510 Fungicide Seed TreatmentA
Roundup TriMark Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Ready-To-Use
Alite 27 Herbicide
Fluopyram ST
GrazonNext HL
Loyant CA
VKM32 Insect Control
Scout Herbicide
Ranman 400SC
FAL 3100

The whole set of new registered products are already displayed at Homologa™ database

Germany withdraws approvals for Epoxiconazole

Today Germany has published that the approval of the plant protection products with the active ingredient epoxiconazole will be revoked on April 30th, 2020.

9 plant protection products(PPP) are affected: 

Osiris (approval number 006591-00)
Duet Ultra (006768-00)
EPOXION (006912-00)
Epoxion Top (006934-00)
InnoProtect Epoxion Top (006934-60)
Opus EC (006937-00)
Eleando (007025-00)
Retengo Plus (007087-00)
Ceriax (007226-00)
Viverda (007313-00)

These products may still be commercialised until October 30th, 2020. The last use date is October 30th, 2021.

These changes are being added to Homologa™ database.