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Chemtura Corporation

With approximately 4,600 employees, Chemtura is a leading global supplier of plastic additives, including flame retardants; a leading manufacturer of pool and spa products; a global leader in seed treatment and miticides in the agricultural market; the largest component supplier to the lubricants industry; and a top global producer of urethane polymers.

Crop Protection Issues

CropLife America is fully engaged on issues affecting American agriculture and the chemical crop protection industry. Read more about the issues related to chemical crop protection below.

 

Protecting Our Pollinators

Pollinators are a vital part of U.S. agriculture, and it is estimated that they directly impact 35% of the world's agriculture. More...

Climate Change and Food Production

Our industry is proud of the role that agricultural chemicals have played in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. More...

Human Biomonitoring

Biomonitoring is the measurement of chemicals in tissues or bodily fluids. More...

Endangered Species Protection

The use of agricultural technologies, like crop protection products, increases land productivity, reducing the need to farm additional land and contributing to biodiversity conservation. More...

Clean Air and Volatile Organic Compounds

Because VOCs contribute to ground-level ozone formation, they are regulated by the 1990 Clean Air Act and similar state laws. More...

Environmental and Ecological Risk Assessment

Environmental Risk Assessment (or EnvRA) evaluates potential effects to terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, plants, and other organisms as result of exposure of to a chemical, physical, or biological agent. More...

Harmonization of Pesticide Registration

The United States and Canada are engaged in an effort to harmonize procedures for pesticide registration. More...

Crop Protection Chemical Security

Agribusiness is unique in its use, distribution and storage of chemicals, and so are its security needs. More...

Clean Water Act: Pesticide Pollution Discharge Elimination

The Clean Water Act (CWA) and its National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements have been in effect since 1972. More...

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Prior Informed Consent

The crop protection industry supports prompt enactment of legislation to ratify these international conventions, so that the U.S. can fully participate in the proceedings, decisions or outcomes of these treaties. More...

 Pesticide Registration Improvement Act

The Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) is an important measure for improving predictability and speed of the pesticide registration process. More...

Pesticide Container Recycling

The chemical crop protection industry has been a leader in reducing the need for plastic containers by developing lower-dosage products, bulk products and refillable containers. More...

Pesticide Spray Drift

CropLife America supports innovative technologies that promote spray drift reduction and advocates for scientific research on spray drift effects. More...

Worker Protection Standards

CropLife America strongly supports and advocates for regulatory and legislative standards for the protection of pesticide applicators. More...

Integrated Pest Management

Used in IPM practices or alone, crop protection technology has also contributed to a sustainable agricultural production. More...

 

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