EPA Reopens Comment Period for Pyrethroids

May 15, 2017

Farmers interested in defending pyrethroids can comment through July 7, 2017 on the pesticide. The comment docket re-opened this past Monday as the pesticide goes through reregistration. Pyrethroids are under pressure from the Environmental Protection Agency with concerns about the pesticide’s effect on aquatic invertebrate. 

“Pyrethroids are a pretty wide class of insecticides—eight or nine active ingredients are widely used,” says John Cummings, FMC North America registration and regulatory affairs manager. “The complete class is registered on about 120 different crops.” View the entire article here.