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Indonesia - Final Regulatory Action
Methyl bromide CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Methane, bromo-

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Pesticide

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Severely Restricted

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:

All use as pesticides are prohibited, except for qps

Pesticide use or uses that remain allowed:

Formulation of Methyl Bromide 98% remain allowed for use as fumigant in
quarantine and pre-shipment. Anyone who uses this pesticide must attend
restricted pesticide-use training.

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

This chemical has been restricted for import and use only as fumigant for quarantine and pre-shipment (QPS). For importing this chemical, the importer should have permit from Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Agriculture, and import recommendation from Ministry of Environment and Forestry. While for distribution, the importer only allowed to distribute this chemical to a licensed fumigator

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

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