Dupont Suspends Sale of DuPont ‘Imprelis’ — Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA)

Imprelis Information

Hotline, website, and releases from Dupont

July 29, 2011

The latest from DuPont:

DuPont Suspends Sale of DuPont™ Imprelis®, and Will Begin Product Return and Refund Program

DuPont is implementing a voluntary suspension of sale of Imprelis® herbicide, and will soon be conducting a product return and refund program for the product. This action is consistent with our ongoing discussions with, and response to, the Environmental Protection Agency. If you are a distributor or customer please do not take any action related to this product return and refund program until we contact you with additional information. We intend to start the product return and refund program in mid-August. We sincerely regret any tree injuries that lmprelis® may have caused, and will work with you to promptly and fairly resolve problems associated with our product.

Please do not hesitate to share this information with your customers.


To make it easier to report problems, DuPont has launched a toll-free hotline (866-796-4783 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 866-796-4783 end_of_the_skype_highlighting). Lawn care professionals, property owners or managers, or golf course managers or owners are encouraged to call the hotline to report damage to trees that may be related to Imprelis.


DuPont has created a website to provide up-to-date information about Imprelis at

Other Dupont Releases

July 27: Please see the letter at right sent from Dupont on July 27, 2011 on the Imprelis(R) situation.

June 30: Managing Trees Under Stress with some specific information on Imprelis – document on right.

This sheet was sent by email to customers who contacted Dupont after the news of Imprelis possibly harming trees surfaced. July 27 DuPont Letter to Imprelis Customers

Managing Trees Under Stress with specific Imprelis information

via Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA).