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Norway - Final Regulatory Action
Mepiquat chloride CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Piperidinium, 1,1-dimethyl-, chloride

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:

Mepiquat is not allowed uaed as a pesticide in Norway. All uses is prohibited.

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:

Mepiquat is no longer permitted to sell, stock, store or use as a pesticide.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

High mobility in soil and low degradation in 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: 01/01/1998