Bayer CropScience Announces the Registration of Harmonix Insect Spray

Bayer CropScience Announces the Registration of Harmonix Insect Spray

Special savings for pest management professionals effective through June 30.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB -
Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, has announced the
registration and special savings of $6 per case or $1 per eight ounce bottle
on its new, botanical insecticide, Harmonix™ Insect Spray, now through June
30, 2013.

As Bayer's first botanical solution in the naturals category, Harmonix Insect
Spray provides high-impact results with residual control lasting 28 days or
longer and delivers a fast knockdown of more than 60 pests. This solution is
made with pyrethrum, a botanical insecticide derived from the chrysanthemum
flower. Harmonix Insect Spray is ideal for sensitive accounts, such as
schools, healthcare facilities and nursing homes.

"Our customers need a botanical product that performs, and with Harmonix
Insect Spray, they can confidentially provide applications without
compromising their service efficiency," said Norman Barclift, Marketing
Manager, General Insect Control. "The launch of Harmonix Insect Spray is a
milestone for Bayer and is a testament to us living our vision of transforming
the pest management industry and bringing more effective solutions to the
market."

Application and Use

The concentrate formulation of Harmonix Insect Spray contains 0.5 pounds of
pyrethrins per gallon, making for a highly versatile product designed for use
both indoors and outdoors. Apply the product where pests have been seen, found
or can find shelter, plus in and around buildings and structures. Harmonix
Insect Spray is also labeled for broadcast or spot treatments to floors, floor
coverings, carpets or rugs for flea and tick control, in addition to the
knockdown and control of bed bugs, carpenter bees, cockroaches, flies,
hornets, pantry pets, spiders and wasps.

For more information, visit http://www.BackedbyBayer.com. Not all products are
registered in all states. Always read and follow label instructions carefully.

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Bayer, the Bayer Cross and Harmonix are registered trademarks of BAYER.

Bayer CropScience is committed to bringing new technology and solutions for
agriculture and non-agricultural uses. For questions concerning the
availability and use of products, contact a local Bayer CropScience
representative, or visit Bayer CropScience online at
http://www.bayercropscience.us.

About Bayer CropScience

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health
care, agriculture and high-tech materials. This year the company is
celebrating 150 years of Bayer – consistent with its mission "Bayer: Science
For A Better Life". Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible
for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 8,383 million (2012)
and is one of the world's leading innovative crop science companies in the
areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company
offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative
crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as
well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In
the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad
portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to
forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 20,800 and is
represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at:
press.bayercropscience.com.

Contact:
Bayer CropScience Media Hotline: 1-877-879-6162

USA-BCS-2012-0060

Find more information at http://www.bayercropscience.us.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements based on current
assumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management. Various
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to
material differences between the actual future results, financial situation,
development or performance of the company and the estimates given here. These
factors include those discussed in Bayer's public reports which are available
on the Bayer website at bayer.com. The company assumes no liability whatsoever
to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to future events
or developments.

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CONTACT: Bayer CropScience LP
         Becca Hogan
         becca.hogan@bayer.com
         (919) 549-2998
 
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