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Trinidad and Tobago - Final Regulatory Action
Dieldrin CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: 2,7:3,6-Dimethanonaphth[2,3-b]oxirene, 3,4,5,6,9,9-hexachloro-1a,2,2a,3,6,6a,7,7a-octahydro-, (1a.alpha.,2.beta.,2a.alpha.,3.beta.,6.beta.,6a.alpha.,7

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 not been registered for use in Trinidad and Tobago because of its highly toxic nature. As a result pesticides and toxic chemicals control board has prohibited the manufacture, importation, trade and use of Dieldrin. This is in keeping with provisions under the pesticides and toxic chemicals control act 1979 and the pesticides regulations of 1987.
This product is negative listed for importation into Trinidad and Tobago under trade ordinance 19 of 1958.

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.