Section 18 Label for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Management in Stone and Pome Fruit

We just received the notice that our Section 18 request for the use of two dinotefuran products (Trade Names: Venom from Valent U.S.A. Corporation; and Scorpion 35SL from Gowan Company, LLC) to control BMSB on stone and pome fruits has been approved by EPA. This use expires on Oct 15, 2016. You must have a copy of the label in your possession before making an application. The labels contain information on use rate, restrictions, PHI and REI as well as information on pollinator protection. Please see this link for the Sect 18 label for Scorpion 35SL from Gowan Company LLC. Please contact either Christopher Wade at the Delaware Department of Agriculture ( or Joanne Whalen ( for more information.