DuPont has implemented a program to resolve claims that its product, Imprelis, damages trees.
Complaints came in not long after DuPont released the herbicide last fall, with users saying the product damaged their spruce and pine trees. According to the Associated Press, DuPont will compensate lawncare professionals for the removal and replacement of trees destroyed by Imprelis.
Property owners with validated claims will be eligible for an additional direct payment. Federal regulators determined Imprelis may have been misbranded because the label did not adequately warn users to avoid using the spray on non-targeted plants.