EPA Proposes Neonic Mitigations

Jill Calabro, Ph.D. February 12 2020

After a thorough review involving industry insights along the way, EPA finally released proposed use changes to five common neonicotinoids: acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, and thiamethoxam.

All five reviews were released at the same time. None of the active ingredients were cited as having significant human dietary risks, but all were found to have potential ecological risks to aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates (including honeybees) in some form or another. The proposed label changes are meant to minimize these risks.

EPA’s proposals im...

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