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Peru - Final Regulatory Action
Chlordecone CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: 1,3,4-Metheno-2H-cyclobuta[cd]pentalen-2-one, 1,1a,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-decachlorooctahydro-

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:

Pesticide not registered in Peru

Pesticide use or uses that remain allowed:

None, pesticide not registered in Peru

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Prohibited: register, import, local formulation, distribution, marketing and use of agricultural pesticides commercial formulations with Chlordecone, including possible derivations and compounds, and technical material.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to:

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 10/02/2017