Telluris Biotech, a Hyderabad-based company engaged in the manufacturing and supply of crop protection solutions for farmers and growers receives Biochemical Classification it received from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). The USEPA is the Agency responsible for the registration of safe and sustainable products in the United States of America, informed Mr Venu Polineni, Founder and the Managing Director of Telluris Biotech India Pvt. Ltd, addressing a press conference in Hyderabad on Friday.
It is the world’s first True Bio-Nematocide to get referral by the Biochemical Classification Committee Venu added.
Giving the company’s achievements on multiple fronts Venu Polineni said Telluris Biotech product technology received referral by the Biochemical classification committee (“the Committee”) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”). The Committee is a key referral body under the Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) of the USEPA. The biochemical classification is the first and the most important step in the technology evaluation where the technology is evaluated for its claims to be registered as Biopesticides. Biopesticides are presumed to be safe and act in harmony with nature, unlike conventional chemical pesticide molecules which are known for their deleterious effects.