Official Journal of the European Union

C 346/13

Judgment of the General Court of 10 September 2015 — Dow AgroSciences and Dintec Agroquímica — Produtos Químicos v Commission

(Case T-446/10) (1)

((Plant protection products - Active substance trifluralin - Non-inclusion in Annex I to Directive 91/414/EEC - Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 - Accelerated assessment procedure - Manifest error of assessment - Principle of non-discrimination - Proportionality))

(2015/C 346/14)

Language of the case: English


Applicants: Dow AgroSciences Ltd (Hitchin, United Kingdom); and Dintec Agroquímica — Produtos Químicos, Lda (Funchal, Portugal) (represented by: K. Van Maldegem and C. Mereu, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission (represented initially by P. Ondrůšek and F. Wilman, and subsequently by P. Ondrůšek and G. von Rintelen, acting as Agents, and J. Stuyck, lawyer)


Application for annulment of Commission Decision 2010/355/EU of 25 June 2010 concerning the non-inclusion of trifluralin in Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC (OJ 2010 L 160, p. 30).

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders Dow AgroSciences Ltd and Dintec Agroquímica — Produtos Químicos, Lda to bear their own costs and to pay the costs incurred by the European Commission.

(1)  OJ C 346, 18.12.2010.