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08 January 2020

Ficam W withdrawal dates announced

Following the recent announcement that Ficam W is to be removed from the market, Bayer have announced they now have working timescales for the UK, in terms of sell-out and usage periods.

ficam w removal dates

  • 8 June 2020: sales of Ficam W will cease and the six month use-up period will commence
  • 10 December 2020: this is the last date for storage, disposal, and use of Ficam W.

Back in December, BPCA member Bayer announced that Ficam W is to be removed from the market, following a vote from the EU Biocide commission.

For further information on the withdrawal of Ficam W or alternative solutions, please contact the Pest Solutions Team on 00800 1214 9451 or at pestsolutions@bayer.com

Source: Bayer press release

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