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Thailand - Final Regulatory Action
2-Ethyl-1,3-hexanediol CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: 1,3-Hexanediol, 2-ethyl-

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:

It has been reported about possible developmental risks associated with the use of this chemical by pregnant woman on a study that linked birth defects in laboratory animals exposure to ethyl hexyleneglycol.

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

Prevent introduction of chemical which is linked to birth defects into the country.

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