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Cuba - Final Regulatory Action
Sodium fluoroacetate CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Sodium fluoroacetate

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Pesticide

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Banned

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:

All pesticide formulations containing sodium fluoroacetate active ingredient and all uses.

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: No

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Prohibited import and use throughout the country, in all possible ways, of pesticides with sodium fluoroacetate active substance.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to: Human health

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

High number of people accidentally or intentionally poisoned

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to human health:

Reduce the possibility of poisoning and death due to the introduction of this regulatory action.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 28/12/1990