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

Chemical name: Benzene, hexachloro-

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 No. 74 Year 2001 on Hazardous Substances Management, the use of Aldrin has been banned for manufacture, import, export, and use as both industrial and agricultural purposes. No remaining uses are allowed.
Ministerial Decree of Agriculture 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 labeling, 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 Hexachlorobenzene

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to:

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 14/02/2021