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Lesotho - 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:

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: Yes

Summary of the final regulatory action:

The acquisition and use of an agricultural remedy which contains Captafol
was prohibited as from the 16th June 2009.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

During occupational exposure it has also been reported to
cause severe irritation of the respiratory tract, eye damage and other
systemic effects.

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to human health:

Reduce Exposure

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 16/06/2009

This notification did not meet the requirements of Annex I to the Convention.