Friday, October 29, 2010

Bayer CropScience granted permission to start Ethoprophos production at Ankleshwar

Bayer CropScience has been granted further three months production allowance, alongwith a permission to resume production of the active ingredient - Ethoprophos - by the relevant authorities in Gujarat. The Gujarat authorities have been monitoring the functioning of the Company's factory at Ankleshwar and they have found that the Company has complied with the directions issued by them.

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