Sep. 21, 2018
Nissan Chemical Corporation announces the completion of a facility for manufacturing fluxametamide technical, of a new insecticide Gracia (development code: NC-515) in its Onoda Plant (Sanyo-Onoda, Yamaguchi).
The development of Gracia is highlighted, as one of the most important projects in its Agricultural Chemicals Division, in the medium-term business plan Vista2021 initiated in 2016.Gracia will be launched in Korea in 2018, and Japan in 2019.
The characteristics of Gracia include, among other things, effectiveness against a very broad spectrum of important pests, while less impact on pollinator insects honey bees is confirmed.
Nissan Chemical said they remain committed to the expansion of the life science business, including the enrichment of pipelines for agrochemical and pharmaceutical products.