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Nigeria - Final Regulatory Action
Ethylene dichloride CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Ethane, 1,2-dichloro-

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:

The final regulatory action was based on a risk or hazard evaluation: Yes

Summary of the final regulatory action:

Ethylene oxide is banned for use as a pesticide but allowed as an industrial chemical with permit from FMENV and NAFDAC.

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Relevant DGD

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Relevant DGD

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action:

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