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Uruguay - Final Regulatory Action
Azinphos-methyl CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: O,O-dimethyl-S-[(4-oxo-1,2,3-benzotriazin-3(4H)-yl)methyl]phosphorodithioate

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, all uses.

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 import, register and renewal of plant protection products containing AZINPHOS METHYL.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

WHO CAT. 1 B, fatal if inhaled (H330)
Higher impact on workers

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 15/12/2016