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Ecuador - Final Regulatory Action
Binapacryl CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: 2-Butenoic acid, 3-methyl-, 2-(1-methylpropyl)-4,6-dinitrophenyl 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 uses are strictly banned

Pesticide use or uses that remain allowed:

Not relevant

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Article 1.- Cancelling register of chemical products binapacryl, ethylene oxide, and ethylene bichloride as agricultural use pesticides, having been banned in several countries due to their risks as products harmful to human and animal health, and the environment.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

R61: Risk of adverse effects to the fetus during pregnancy.
R21/22: Harmful in contact with skin and if swallowed.
H360D ***: May harm the fetus.
H312: Harmful in contact with skin.
H302: Harmful if swallowed

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to human health:

Eliminating exposure to the pesticide and consequently reducing risks to human health.

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Bioaccumulative, persistent.
H400. Very toxic to aquatic organisms. Acute Aquatic (Cat. 1): Dangerous for the aquatic environment.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic organisms with long lasting effects. Chronic Aquatic (Cat: 1): Hazardous to the aquatic environment.

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

Eliminating exposure to this pesticide and consequently reduction of risks to the environment.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 03/10/2005