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

Chemical name: S-methyl (EZ)-N-(methylcarbamoyloxy)thioacetimidate

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:

Pesticide for agricultural use with pesticide properties.
Metomyl 90% PS; 90 SP bullet; Kuik 90 SP; Greko 90 SP; Metomil 90 SP (insecticide)

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

Summary of the final regulatory action:

It is prohibited Import and manufacturing of pesticides containing Methomil, and the current authorizations for pesticides containing Methomil 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 Methomil, used to determine its presence in surveillance and monitoring programs, or in studies of pesticide residues in agriculture.
Violations of this measure will be sanctioned as provided for in the second paragraph of article 42 of Decree Law No. 3.557
( y de acuerdo con la Ley 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