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Serbia - Final Regulatory Action
Dichlorvos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Phosphoric acid, 2,2-dichloroethenyl dimethyl ester, Phosphoric acid, 2,2-dichloroethenyl dimethyl 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:

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

As plant protection product
It is prohibited to place on the market or use plant protection products containing dichlorvos. Dichlorvos is not included in the List of Approved Substances.
Plant protection products shall be registered if an active substance, i.e. basic substance contained in the plant protection products is included into the List of Approved Substances pursuant to the Law on Plant Protection Product and regulations promulgated thereof.
Registration of plant protection products containing the active substance dichlorvos was revoked on 31st December 2013. The import of active substance dichlorvos or use for the production or formulation of plant protection products in the Republic of Serbia were banned. The import, production or formulation of plant protection products containing the active substance dichlorvos in the Republic of Serbia were banned. Placing on the market of existing stocks in wholesale was allowed for another 6 months to manufacturers, representatives and distributers of the plant protection products. Placing on the market and use of existing stocks in retail was allowed for another 18 months only to beneficiaries.
As biocidal product
Biocidal product (BP) containing dichlorvos shall not be placed on the market if Decision on Inclusion of that Biocidal Product into the Temporary List has been issued.
Law on Biocidal Products prescribes that BP shall be included into the Temporary List if such BP contains:
-active substance(s) included into the List of Active Substances in the Biocidal Product (Official Gazette of the RS, No 94/16 and 26/18) Annex I/Annex Ia (approved active substances in EU)) and/or
-active substance(s) currently included in the Review Programme,
for relevant product type (PT) combination, unless active substance in that BP is included into the Annex II - List of existing active substances for which a decision of non-inclusion into the Annex I/Ia has been adopted, i.e. there is a reasonable doubt that such biocidal product represents unacceptable risk on humans, animals and environment.
Dichlorvos is included in the the Annex II and that active substance cannot be used for biocidal product type PT18.

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

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 31/12/2013