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Dates announced for Ficam W phase-out
Dates announced for Ficam W phase-out
Following the announcement in December 2019 of the withdrawal of Ficam W (80% bendiocarb), Bayer Environmental Science has today (8 January 2020) announced the phase-out dates. Sales will cease on 8 June 2020 with a use up date of 10 December 2020.
Farewell Ficam W
Farewell Ficam W
On 11 December 2019, Bayer Environmental Science announced that Ficam W (80% bendiocarb WP) was to be withdrawn from the UK market. This follows the withdrawal earlier this year of Ficam W from Ireland.
News from Bayer – new K-Othrine Partix insecticide
News from Bayer – new K-Othrine Partix insecticide
A new insecticide from Bayer, K-Othrine Partix, was on display at PestTech. As Bayer explained, a holistic approach to pest control using both a range of cultural and chemical management techniques will deliver the best long-term results.
The exhibition at PestWorld – the star attraction
The exhibition at PestWorld – the star attraction
There is no doubting the exhibition at any PestWorld is one, if not THE, key attraction. This is particularly the case for international commercial delegates. The same was true this year, and with over 230 stands to get round there was plenty to see – but was there?
News from Syngenta – handy new App
News from Syngenta – handy new App
A new Syngenta Professional Pest Management App now provides pest controllers with all the information, advice and record keeping to get the best out of products, and offer a fully professional service to their customers.
High noon for the outdoor use of Ficam D
High noon for the outdoor use of Ficam D
25 July 2019 is the deadline date for the use of any stocks of Ficam D sporting the old labels. This therefore means the end of the road for outdoor uses of Ficam D.
News from Bábolna Bio - registration sensation
News from Bábolna Bio - registration sensation
It was no surprise that the Bábolna Bio stand at Parasitec in Budapest, 9-10 May, was among the busiest in the exhibition hall. This is home territory for this successful Hungary-based company and there was plenty to celebrate. In particular it was only at the end of March this year that one of Bábolna Bio’s most innovative rodenticides, Protect Sensation, received authorisation in its home territory.
News from Hockley International ahead of PestEx
News from Hockley International ahead of PestEx
Hockley International is celebrating the highly positive response the company has had to their new broad-spectrum professional insecticide, Mostyn PTP 15 ULV. They invite you to come and see them at PestEx to discuss this product, just one of which makes up their professional product range.


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