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

Chemical name: 1H-Isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-2-[(1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethyl)thio]-

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:

Use of pesticide Captafol is 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:

The Executive Director of the Ecuadorian Agency for Agricultural Quality Assurance - Agrocalidad, resolves:
Art. 1. - The importation and marketing of the following pesticides for agricultural use is prohibited:
Captafol Pesticide
Fluoroacetamide Pesticide
HCH (mixture of isomers) Pesticide
Hexachlorobenzene Pesticide
Parathion Pesticide
Pentachlorophenol and its salts and esters Pesticide
Dustable powder formulations containing a combination of Benomyl at or above 7%, Carbofuran at or above10% and Thiram at or above 15% Extremely hazardous pesticide formulation
Methamidophos: (Soluble liquid formulations that exceed 600 g a.i./l)Extremely hazardous pesticide formulation
Phosfamidon: (Soluble liquid formulations that exceed 1000 g a.i./l) Extremely hazardous pesticide formulation

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to:

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Not relevant

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Not relevant

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 13/01/2009