The product is a based on an existing compound that is already in the market. It has been shown that when used in a specific way it is a cost effective and safe chemical method for the treatment of the algae Didymo.


NIWA is looking for a commercial partner to take the product to market.

Unique Selling Propositions
  • The product is based on a known molecule and so it has significant data available for registration purposes. It is the only product available for the control of Didymo and has been shown to be selective and safe to other aquatic organisms.
  • For the control of Didymo both in New Zealand and Internationally.
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Project Status

Product ready for early adoption