1 February 2022
EU Nonrenewal Regulation Decision for Phosmet Published
HARPENDEN, England, January 25th, 2022 – Today, the European Commission published the Implementing Regulation withdrawing the approval of the active substance Phosmet. A majority of EU Member States had voted in favor of this step. The non-approval decision for the active substance Phosmet will enter into force on February 1st, 2022. Member States will have to withdraw the registrations of plant protection products containing Phosmet by May 1st, 2022. The grace period for selling and using plant protection products containing Phosmet will expire on November 1st, 2022.
11 August 2021
Gowan Takes Isagro S.P.A Private And Begins Integration Into Gowan
Yuma, Arizona, August 9, 2021 – Gowan Company announces the finalization of the purchase of Isagro S.p.A. Isagro is now a privately owned company controlled by Gowan. In the coming months, Gowan will integrate the Isagro business. The purchase expands Gowan’s commercial opportunities, deepens scientific capability and introduces chemical synthesis. With this acquisition, Gowan adds a basic position in several active substances, including copper hydroxide/oxychloride,
tetraconazole, and kiralaxyl.
17 May 2021
Gowan Purchases Entire Corporate Capital of Piemme, Which has Control Over Isagro
Yuma, Arizona, May 14, 2021 – Gowan Company is pleased to announce the close of the agreement to purchase all the capital of Piemme S.r.l. from Giorgio Basile and other shareholders, representing 99.9% of the corporate capital in Piemme. Piemme S.r.l. is the indirect controlling shareholder of Isagro S.p.A. The transaction completed today is the first step in Gowan Company’s plan to purchase all of the shares of Isagro S.p.A.
9 March 2021
Gowan Reaches Agreement To Purchase Entire Corporate Capital Of Piemme, Which Has Control Over Isagro.
Yuma, Arizona, March 7, 2021 – Gowan Company is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase all shares of Piemme S.r.l from Giorgio Basile and the other shareholders. Piemme S.r.l is the controlling
shareholder of Isagro S.p.A., and the transaction announced today is the first step in the purchase by Gowan Company of all shares of Isagro S.p.A.
29 January 2021
Phosmet Determined Acceptable with Additional Risk Mitgation Measures
WINNIPEG, Canada, January 7, 2021 – Gowan is very pleased to announce that on October 30, 2020, Health Canada announced its plan to approve continued registration of the active ingredient Phosmet and associated products for use on agricultural crops in Canada. Under the authority of Canada’s Pest Control Products Act, all registered pesticides must be re-evaluated by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) to ensure that they continue to meet current health and environmental standards and continue to have value.
27 January 2021
Tetris – a new fungicide from Gowan Crop Protection.
HARPENDEN, UK, January 27, 2021 – Gowan is pleased to announce that a new product called Tetris from the fungicide category is available for use by Polish Farmers. Tetris is a systemic micro-emulsion (ME) fungicide for preventive, interventional and therapeutic use against fungal diseases.