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Norway - Final Regulatory Action
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Chemical name: Carbamothioic acid, dipropyl-, S-ethyl ester

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Pesticide

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Severely Restricted

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:

The use of Eptam 6-E was restricted from use in potatoes and beans to only beans.

Pesticide use or uses that remain allowed:

Eptam was still allowed to be used in beans, but as this is a minor area of use, the Norwegian importer later withdrew the product from the market.

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: Yes

Summary of the final regulatory action:

The approved use was restricted from potatoes and beans to only beans in 1996. Thereafter, the product Eptam 6-E was withdrawn by the Norwegian importer.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Due to high mobility in soil column studies, it is assumed that the substance is able to leach to ground water.

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

Reduced risk for ground water contamination.

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