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, the company announced on

"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," said the company on the website.

DuPont intends 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," said the announcement.

The company also launched a hotline – 866-796-4783 – to make it easier to report problems related to Imprelis and to answer questions. Please check back here for more information and updates, the company said.