Return to the list
Thailand - Final Regulatory Action
Safrole CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: 1,3-Benzodioxole, 5-(2-propenyl)-

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: Human health

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Safrole was reported to be carcinogenic in rats, mice and dogs; carcinomas of the liver were observed in all tree species after the oral administration.

Expected effect of the final regulatory action in relation to human health:

Prevent introduction of carcinogenic chemical into the country.

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

This notification did not meet the requirements of Annex I to the Convention.