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Thailand - Final Regulatory Action
Bromochloromethane CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Chlorobromomethane

Final regulatory action has been taken for the category: Industrial

Final regulatory action: The chemical is Banned

Use or uses prohibited by the final regulatory action:

All uses are prohibited.

Use or uses that remain allowed:


The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: No

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Bromochloromethane is classified as hazardous substance type 4 in industry under Hazardous Substance Act BE 2535 (1992) that of which the production, import, export or having in possession is prohibited.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Bromochloromethane is a controlled substance under the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. It has Ozone Depleting Potention at 0.12 and can destroy the ozone layer which will then affect the ecosystem.

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

Production, import, export or having in possession is absolutely prohibited from December 24, 2005 onward.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 24/12/2005