BASF v. European Commission

November 4, 2013
Final judgment
European Union, Luxembourg

Economic stakeholders
European Commission
No description

EU court
, Fipronil, Ethoprophos, Phenylpyrazole, Pyrimiphos-methyl
Cancel Implementing Regulation No 781/2013 adopted by the Commission.
Court of Justice of Luxembourg, European Union

May 17, 2018
The Court cancels Articles 1, 3 and 4 of Regulation 781/2013, but not Article 2. The Court dismisses BASF’s action.

BASF challenges the implementing regulation prohibiting the use and sale of seeds treated with products containing fipronil adopted by the European Commission on 08/14/2013. The Court annuls Implementing Regulation No 781/2013 but dismisses BASF as the company has no direct interest in challenging the Regulation.