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Thailand - Final Regulatory Action
Hexachlorocyclohexane, beta isomer CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-, (1.alpha.,2.beta.,3.alpha.,4.beta.,5.alpha.,6.beta.)-

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:

All formulations and uses were 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:

Banned for import, export, production, having in possession and use as agricultural pesticide.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Beta-HCH is persistent in the environment.

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

Prevent introduction of persistent organic pollutant into the country.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/12/2001