AgronomyBASF to Discontinue All Metiram-Containing Products

BASF to Discontinue All Metiram-Containing Products

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In accordance with the recent Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) decision regarding products containing Metiram, BASF will be discontinuing all Metiram-containing products according to the PMRA-mandated phase-out schedule below.  

The Metiram active ingredient is available commercially as Polyram® DF (PCP: 20087) (a stand-alone Metiram formulation) and Cabrio® Plus (PCP: 30395) (a co-formulation of Metiram and Pyraclostrobin). 

  • BASF may only sell Cabrio Plus or Polyram DF prior to December 31, 2019.
  • Distributors and retailers can continue to sell Cabrio Plus and/or Polyram DF until June 21, 2020.
  • Growers can continue to apply Cabrio Plus and/or Polyram DF until June 21, 2021.

Please note these dates and consider them as you make plans for the 2020 and 2021 seasons going forward. Compliance with the phase-out dates is mandatory.

 

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