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Biorational Research and Development Base in the U.S. Starts Operation

July 25, 2018 Valent BioSciences L.L.C., a group company of Sumitomo Chemical, has started the operation of its Biorational Research Center (“BRC”) after relocation of the company’s R&D unit, as announced earlier, to a newly-constructed [...]

Sumitomo Chemical and BASF take major step in global development of a novel fungicide

Tokyo, JAPAN and Ludwigshafen, GERMANY – June 22, 2018 – Sumitomo Chemical and BASF, two of the world’s leading chemical companies, announced today that under an existing joint development framework, Sumitomo Chemical has submitted a [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Submits a Registration Application in the EU for Metyltetraprole, a New Fungicide

June 22, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical has recently submitted a registration application in the EU for the novel fungicide compound with the ISO common name “metyltetraprole”, which Sumitomo Chemical and BASF have been developing jointly. Metyltetraprole, [...]

Sumitomo Chemical to Begin Operations of Newly Established Chemistry Research Center, its Global Discovery and Innovation R&D Base for Health and Crop Science Products

May 31, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical has announced today that, starting June 1, it will begin the operations of its Chemistry Research Center (“CRC”), a synthesis research building newly built on the premises of its Health [...]

Sumitomo Chemical and Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe express concern about the EU Decision to ban Neonicotinoids for outdoor uses

On April 27, 2018, the EU Commission adopted by a majority of votes a Regulation to restrict the use of three neonicotinoid insecticides (clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam) to permanent greenhouses only. This restriction follows the [...]

Sumitomo Chemical Joins Four Other Leading Crop Protection Companies in Joint Statement on Eradicating Malaria by 2040

April 19, 2018 Sumitomo Chemical, together with four other leading crop protection companies—BASF, Bayer, Mitsui Chemicals, and Syngenta—issued a joint statement, at the London Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held this week, that they will [...]