The French government is committed to reducing the impact of plant protection products on pollinators and ecosystems. In this context, the government implements the ban set by the French law EGALim of 30 October 2018 for active substances with a neonicotinoid-like mode of action by publishing on 31 December 2019 a decree that lists the two substances currently meeting this definition: flupyradifurone and sulfoxaflor.
The decree enters into force on 1st January 2020.
Government press release (in French).
Decree No. 2019-1519 of 30 December 2019 listing the active substances used in plant protection products with neonicotinoid-like modes of action (in French).
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