Fastac EC Insecticide Receives Full Registration for Use in 2013

Fastac EC insecticide, a new broad-spectrum pyrethroid, has received registration from the Environmental Protection Agency and will be available for use during the 2013 growing season.

The active ingredient in Fastac ECis alpha-cypermethrin, which targets the nerve impulses of insects, leading to effective control of a broad-spectrum of piercing-sucking and chewing pests, including aphids, beetles and stink bugs. It is a low-dose rate product and is labeled for use in in cotton, soybeans and other crops.

“Fastac EC insecticide is an effective new tool for growers looking to proactively manage a broad spectrum of insect pests,” said Luke Bozeman, technical market manager, BASF. “Additionally, as a pyrethroid, Fastac EC provides residual control to manage key pests in many crops.”

More information about Fastac EC insecticide is available online at

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