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Chile - Final Regulatory Action
chlorpyrifos methyl CAS number:
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Chemical name: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-dimethyl 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:

Pyrinex 48 % EC; Clorpirifos 48 % CE; Chlorpyrifos 480 EC; Pointer 15 G; Proton 50 EC; Chorpirifos 50% WP; Pyrinex 25 CS; Master 25 CS; Troya 50 WP; Master 48% EC; Clorpirifos S 480; Clorpirifos 480 EC (insecticide)

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-Methyl is prohibited, and the current authorizations for pesticides containing Chlorpyrifos-Methyl are cancelled, as of 12 December 2022.
Exceptionally, the Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) will authorize by resolution the admission of analytical standards of Chlorpyrifos-Methyl, 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