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Lesotho - Final Regulatory Action
Dustable powder formulations containing a combination of benomyl at or above 7%, carbofuran at or above 10% and thiram at or above 15% CAS number:
137-26-8, 1563-66-2, 17804-35-2
Date circular:

Chemical name:

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:

Listed under totally banned chemicals

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Health effects such as abdominal pain, chest pain, coughing, dizziness, dyspnea,
fatigue, fever, gastric pain, headache, insomnia, abnormalities of urine (unspecified),
oedema, pain in limbs, shivers, swelling in limbs, tachycardia, rhinitis, vomiting and

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.