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Research and Markets: Guide of Coming Off-Patent Agrochemical Active Ingredients 2015-2020

July 22, 2015
By Business Wire News


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the “Guide of Coming Off-patent Agrochemical Active Ingredients – 2nd Edition” report to their offering.

In the global pesticide market, generic pesticides accounted for 75% in the terms of registration quantity. During the time from 2015 to 2020, patents of 35 pesticide varieties will be expired (including 11 kinds of herbicide, 8 kinds of insecticides and 16 kinds of fungicides).

What’s more, by 2023, 166 kinds of pesticide-related patents will be expired all over the world, and it is expected that an added market value will reach USD11 billion. Compared with developing new varieties of pesticides, to develop the pesticides which have been expired will not only cost less and have lower risk, but also has considerable profits. In a word, it will be a huge market with tremendous commercial value.

This report focuses on the patent products including basic information, history, synthesis route, application, physical & safety data, patent information and registration information.

Through this report, you can:

– Gain an overview of general situation of the coming off-patent products from 2015 to 2020;

– Know the registration situation of the hot products of agricultural giants in the main agricultural countries;

This report is a good guide for other pesticide companies who are interested in the commercial development of these coming off-patent products.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Profiles of coming off-patent herbicides

1.1 Flucetosulfuron

1.2 Flufenpyr-ethyl

1.3 Foramsulfuron

1.4 Metamifop

1.5 Orthosulfamuron

1.6 Penoxsulam

1.7 Pinoxaden

1.8 Propoxycarbazone

1.9 Tembotrione

1.10 Thiencarbazone-methyl

1.11 Topramezone

2 Profiles of coming off-patent insecticides

2.1 Bistrifluron

2.2 Clothianidin

2.3 Ethiprole

2.4 Flubendiamide

2.5 Metofluthrin

2.6 Pyridalyl

2.7 Pyrifluquinazon

2.8 Spirotetramat

3 Profiles of coming off-patent fungicides

3.1 Amisulbrom

3.2 Benalaxyl-M

3.3 Benthiavalicarb-isopropyl

3.4 Cyflufenamid

3.5 Dimoxystrobin

3.6 Fluopicolide

3.7 Fluoxastrobin

3.8 Isotianil

3.9 Metalaxyl-M

3.10 Metrafenone

3.11 Orysastrobin

3.12 Penthiopyrad

3.13 Prothioconazole

3.14 Pyraclostrobin

3.15 Silthiofam

3.16 Valifenalate

Companies Mentioned


– Bayer AG

– Bayer Cropscience

– LG Life Sciences

– Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd.

– Syngenta

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