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

Chemical name: 1,3,5-Triazine-2,4(1H,3H)-dione, 3-cyclohexyl-6-(dimethylamino)-1-methyl-

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:

Velpar is not allowed used 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, store or use hexazinone as a pesticide.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Persistent under Norwegian climatic conditions, high mobility in soil, extremely toxic to algae.

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

Reduced risk for groundwater contamination and reduced accumulation of hexazianon in soil.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/01/1998