29-Jun-2009 - FMC Corporation

FMC Corporation Acquires Benalaxyl Fungicide from Isagro

FMC Corporation announced the purchase of the proprietary fungicide Benalaxyl from Isagro S.p.A. The acquisition includes all Benalaxyl registrations, intellectual properties and trademarks, including GALBEN®, TAIREL® and TRECATOL®.

Benalaxyl is a systemic fungicide for control of oomycetes, or water molds, in grapes, potatoes and several vegetable crops. Benalaxyl has been included in Europe in Annex I in 2004 and is registered in more than 50 countries worldwide.

“Benalaxyl will provide FMC with a proprietary building block for the development of superior fungicide products,” said Marc Hullebroeck, International Business Director Eurasia, Africa & Middle East, FMC Agricultural Products.

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    ISAGRO S.p.A.

    Formed in 1992, Isagro SpA is the company at the head of a group that, in a little more than 10 years, has become a highly qualified operator at world level in the agrochemicals sector. Isagro is the only group in Italy that invests directly in innovation and the development of new molecule ... more