Chlorpyrifos Food-Use Tolerance Cancellation Imminent Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Last August, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) announced that all food tolerances for chlorpyrifos would be revoked. This will take effect on February 28, 2022.  After the tolerances are revoked, […]

Ag Pushes Back on Chlorpyrifos Ban – DTN Oct 20, 2021

🕔Oct 20, 2021
More than 80 agricultural groups are asking EPA to delay any attempt to revoke the use of the insecticide chlorpyrifos as agricultural groups criticized EPA’s move to ban the pesticide […]

EPA Proposes Chlorpyrifos Safety Steps – DTN Dec 8, 2020

🕔Dec 8, 2020
EPA announced a proposal on Friday to improve the safety of using the insecticide chlorpyrifos. The proposal follows a draft risk assessment the agency released in September. The EPA is […]

The Future of Chlorpyrifos (aka Lorsban) Continues To Dangle – DTN Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
EPA on Tuesday released its draft risk assessment of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, finding dietary risks in adults and children, as well as to professional handlers of the chemical. The agency’s […]

Iowa: Corteva to End Chlorpyrifos Production – What Does It Mean for Farmers? Feb 25, 2020

🕔Feb 25, 2020
Chlorpyrifos is an organophosphate insecticide (Group 1B; IRAC) used to kill insects and mites on crops, buildings, animals, and other settings. All indoor uses of chlorpyrifos were phased out in […]

Lorsban Fading Away But Generic Chlorpyrifos Lives On (For Now) – DTN Feb 20, 2020

🕔Feb 20, 2020
Production of the insecticide Lorsban is ending, but its active ingredient, chlorpyrifos, is likely to remain on the agricultural landscape in the years to come. Corteva Agriscience took the industry […]

Chlorpyrifos Use In California – The End Is In Sight Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
The use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos — sold under various product names, including Lorsban — will end in California at the end of next year as a result of an […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Decision Appealed by Environmental Groups – DTN Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
EPA decided in July not to ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, and now, environmental groups have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Seattle to review that […]

Chlorpyrifos: EPA Says No to Ban – DTN Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019
The EPA will not ban the insecticide chlorpyrifos, the agency ruled on Thursday, in response to a court order handed down in April. An EPA spokesperson, however, told DTN on […]

Chlorpyrifos Insecticide: California Moves to Ban it – DTN May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
California regulators are moving to cancel chlorpyrifos registrations in the latest of a series of moves targeting a key insecticide used by farmers. The California Environmental Protection Agency announced in […]

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