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Norway - Final Regulatory Action
Chlorsulfuron CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Benzenesulfonamide, 2-chloro-N-[[(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl)amino]carbonyl]-

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:

Glean 20 DF is not allowed for use as a pesticide in Norway.

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:

It is prohibited to sell, stock, or use chlorsulfuron as a pesticide.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to: Environment

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Chlorsulfuron is very persistent in soil and also has a high mobility in soil. It is also extremely toxic to algae and duckweed.

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to the environment:

Reduced risk to the aquatic environment and reduced risk for accumulation in soil.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/01/1999