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Norway - Final Regulatory Action
Sulfosulfurone CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name:

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 use or uses that remain allowed:


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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

It is prohibited to import, sell and use sulfosulfurone as a pesticide.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to: Environment

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Long half-life in soil, low degree of mineralisation and low adsorption/high mobility in soil. These properties may lead to groundwater contamination, especially from some of the substance's metabolites.

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to the environment:

Reduction of risk to the environment, especially the risk for groundwater contamination.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 19/06/2001