Canada approves insecticide flupyradifurone

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is granting registration for the sale and use of Flupyradifurone TC, BCS 2960 Insecticide and Altus Insecticide, containing the technical grade active ingredient flupyradifurone, to control aphids, whiteflies and leafhoppers on greenhouse vegetables, ornamental crops and outdoor ornamentals, and to control aphids on Christmas trees.
The decision is consistent with the Proposed Registration Decision PRD2018-07, Flupyradifurone; BCS 2960 Insecticide; Altus Insecticide, which contains a detailed evaluation of the information submitted in support of this registration. The evaluation found that, under the approved conditions of use, the health and environmental risks and the value of the pest control products are acceptable. Health Canada received no comments on PRD2018-07, Flupyradifurone; BCS 2960 Insecticide; Altus Insecticide.