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Trinidad and Tobago - Final Regulatory Action
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Chemical name: 1,1'-(2,2,2-trichloroethylidene)bis[4-chloro-benzene]

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:

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: Yes

Summary of the final regulatory action:

This pesticide has been negative listed for trade under trade ordinance 19 of 1958. DDT accumulates into the human fat, and in high and harmful quantities into the mother's milk.

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

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 21/05/1997

This notification did not meet the requirements of Annex I to the Convention.