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Indonesia - 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:

Prohibited for all use of the pesticide formulation.

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Based on Government Regulation Number 74 Year 2001 on Hazardous Substances Management, the use of this chemical has been restricted. This chemical has to complete the notification process prior to its import/export and must be registered to Ministry of Environment and Forestry before being distributed or used. Minister of Agriculture Regulation No. 43 year 2019 concerning Pesticide Registration regulates the field of use, pesticide classification, type of permit issued and its requirements, sampling and testing, packaging and labelling, importation, limited use of pesticides, pesticide commissions, sanctions, attachments of active ingredients and ingredients extras are prohibited. Based on that regulation, The Indonesia pesticides committee prohibit the use of all the formulations containing Captafol.
Extremely hazardous, toxicity, high exposure: occupational and are associated with its use in agriculture, Low exposure: Dermal exposure. Carcinogenicity: established carcinogenic potential of captafol.

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

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 26/05/2002

26 May 2002 (for the GR 74/2001) and 14 July 2015 (MAR 43/2019)