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Lesotho - Final Regulatory Action
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Date circular:

Chemical name: Methanimidamide, N'-(4-chloro-2-methylphenyl)-N,N-dimethyl-

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:

All uses

Pesticide use or uses that remain allowed:


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 and environment

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Effects observed included nervousness, reflex excitability followed by decreased
activity, and bladder cancer. The primary concern is for manufacturing plant and
agricultural workers handling or applying the insecticide who are subject to exposure

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.