Shandong Luba Chemical Co.,Ltd
Beijing Multigrass Formulation Co., Ltd.

Kenya: EU forces pesticide chemical banningqrcode

Feb. 2, 2012

Favorites Print Feb. 2, 2012

A chemical ingredient used in 25 different pesticides in Kenya has had to be banned due to pressures from the EU.

Last year Europe rejected produce from Kenya worth Sh 20 billion due to the presence of pesticide chemical dimethoate in quantities exceeding the permitted 0.02 parts per million.

Dimthoate is believed to be carcinogenic and the EU plans to step up controls, including inspection of Kenyan imports and sanctions against the produce. There are alternatives available, but these are more expensive.

Join Discussion


United States

Picture 0/1200

More from AgroNews

Sichuan Lomon Bio Technology Co., Ltd.


  • 2018 Market Insight 2018 CRO & CRAO Manual
  • 2018 India Pesticide Suppliers Guide 2018 Latin America Focus
  • 2018 Seed Special 2018 Biologicals Special


Picture 0/1200

Subscribe to daily email alerts of AgroNews.