EU Commission remove approval from active substance thiachloprid
25 February 2021 | 0
The EU Commission has removed approval from the active substance thiacloprid.
The active ingredient in Exemptor, thiacloprid had a use up period up to 3 February 2021. The last date of sale by an authorisation holder took place on 3 August, while its last date of sale by distributors/ retailers took place 3 November.
|Revoke date||Last date of
|Last date of sale
|Last date of use||Regulation|
|Thiacloprid||August 3, 2020||August 3, 2020||November 3, 2020||February 3, 2021||Reg. (EU) No. 2020/23|
The insecticide was used to control vine weevil, sciarids and aphids on ornamental plants. No one single product will replace it, meaning growers should consider some of the other strategies to control these pests.