The active substance of Fundazol 50 WP is benomyl, which belongs to the benzimidazol group. Benomyl is a systemic fungicide with protective and curative actions. It is effective against a wide range of Ascomycetes, Deuteromycetes and some Basidiomycetes in cereals, orchards, grapes, vegetables, rice, ornamentals, nurseries and medical plants.
Agro-Chemie, formerly Chinoin, has produced Fundazol 50 WP and benomyl since 1973. Fundazol 50 WP is registered in several countries and used on a wide variety of crops. Agro-Chemie has also produced benomyl and Benlate products for DuPont, Ltd.