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Nigeria - Final Regulatory Action
Captafol CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: 1H-Isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione, 3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-2-[(1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethyl)thio]-

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 use or uses are 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:

Public notification of 17/6/1998 in the Daily Times and Guardian newspapers.

The reasons for the final regulatory action were relevant to: Human health and environment

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Information on hazards was a specified in the relevant DGD.

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

The ban on importation of this product will reduce human exposure and associated risk to human health.

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Information on hazard to the environment is as specified in the DGD.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 12/01/1998