Bayer CropScience officials have decided not to restart the transitional production of methyl isocyanate, an intermediate chemical in the production of carbaryl, at its Institute, W. Va., plant.
As a result, farmers will not have access to Temik, according to a news release.
The plant had been reconfigured to meet federal regulations.
But continuing uncertainty about the status of Temik, the brand name for carbaryl, forced Bayer officials to make a decision.
Bayer CropScience had reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to phase out Temik and end production by 2012.
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