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Indonesia - Final Regulatory Action
Methamidophos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: O,S-dimethyl phosphoramidothioate

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 to be use as active ingredient for pesticides application on rice field.

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, this chemical has been prohibited use as active ingredient for pesticides application on rice fields.

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)