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China - Final Regulatory Action
Methamidophos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: O,S-dimethyl phosphoramidothioate

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category:

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: No

Summary of the final regulatory action:

To ensure the quality and safety of agriculture products, the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC) approved the decision to prohibit the production, circulation and use of methamidophos and other four highly toxic pesticides.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to:

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 09/01/2008

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