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Malaysia - Final Regulatory Action
Prothiofos CAS number:
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Chemical name: Phosphorodithioic acid, O-(2,4-dichlorophenyl) O-ethyl S-propyl 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 formulations for agricultural uses.

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

The use of Prothiophos 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 prothiophos.

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