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Malaysia - Final Regulatory Action
Triazophos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-diethyl O-(1-phenyl-1H-1,2,4-triazol-3-yl) ester

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 formulation for agriculture uses.

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

The use of triazophos as a pesticide was banned starting January 1, 2015. This ban will be enforced to all import, export, manufacture, use and sale except for limited amount for research and education purpose subject to approval by Pesticide Board Malaysia.
A circular was issued on May 16, 2014 informing the termination of triazophos registration. Registrants have been given a period from 1st July 2014 until Decmber 31, 2014 for stock clearance in the market.

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

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/01/2015