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Chile - Final Regulatory Action
Chlorpyrifos CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-diethyl O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyl) ester

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:

O,O-diethyl O-3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl phosphorothioate Pyrinex 48% EC; Chlorpyrifos 48% EC; Chlorpyrifos 480 EC; Pointer 15G; Proton 50 EC; Chorpyrifos 50% WP; Pyrinex 25 CS; Master 25 CS; Trojan 50 WP; Master 48% EC; Chlorpyrifos S 480; Chlorpyrifos 480 EC

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: No

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Import and manufacturing of pesticides containing Chlorpyrifos (Chlorpyrifos-ethyl) is prohibited, and the current authorizations for pesticides containing Chlorpyrifos (Chlorpyrifos-ethyl) are cancelled, as of 12 December 2022.
The stocks in the country of canceled pesticides may be distributed, exported, sold, held or used, for a maximum period of two (2) years as of 12 December 2022 or until exhausted, whichever comes first. Exceptionally, the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) will authorize by resolution the admission of analytical standards of Chlorpyrifos (Chlorpyrifos-ethyl), used to determine its presence in surveillance and monitoring programs, or in studies of pesticide residues in the agriculture.
Violations of this measure will be sanctioned as provided for in the second paragraph of article 42 of Decree Law No. 3.557
<> and according to Law N. 18.755,

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to:

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 12/12/2022