Taminco BVBA V. Commision européenne Reference : T-740/18 Complaint date : No description Status : Final judgment Place of jurisdiction : European Union Plaintiffs types : Economic stakeholders Plaintiffs names : Taminco BVBA, Arysta LifeScience Great Britain Ltd Defendants : European Commission Lawyers for Health and Environmental Justice : G. Koleva Case nature : EU court Type(s), Product(s), Active substance(s) : Thiram Requests : Annul Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1500 of 9 October 2018 concerning the non-renewal of the approval of the active substance thiram, and prohibiting the use and sale of seeds treated with plant protection products containing thiram Name of the Court : European Union Tribunal, European Union Jurisdiction level : Decision date : February 9, 2022 Decision nature : Positive Decision content : The action is dismissed. Taminco BVBA and Arysta LifeScience Great Britain Ltd shall pay their own costs and those incurred by the European Commission in the present action. Taminco shall pay its own costs and pay those incurred by the Commission in the proceedings for interim relief. Legal basis : Court Ruling : Link to the ruling Summary : In support of their action, the applicants put forward, in substance, six pleas in law. In the context of the first three pleas in law, they allege that the contested implementing regulation is vitiated by a formal defect and manifest errors of assessment resulting in a breach of Article 4(5) of Regulation No 1107/2009, in that the Commission failed to take into account the fact that the applicants had withdrawn their application for renewal of the approval of Thiram for foliar spray use and maintained their application only for seed treatment use. The fourth plea alleges misuse of powers in that EFSA classified thiram as a carcinogen. The fifth plea alleges infringement of the rights of the defence. The sixth plea alleges infringement of the precautionary principle, the principle of proportionality and the principle of equal treatment. Scientific references : No scientifice reference for this case. Related links : No related link for this case.