Zeneca to divest acetochlor corn herbicide business

ZENECA Agrochemicals has announced it plans to divest its worldwide acetochlor corn herbicide business, comprising all straight acetochlor products and all acetochlor and atrazine mixtures.

The move addresses the concerns of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the European Commission (EC) in connection with the proposed formation of Syngenta.