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

Chemical name: 4,7-Methano-1H-indene, 1,4,5,6,7,8,8-heptachloro-3a,4,7,7a-tetrahydro-

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:

Included in the List of Hazardous (Dangerous) Chemical Products (FAC 000-000-9903)/Acutely
Hazardous (Dangerous) Chemical Products under SCHEDULE 11 of the S.I.15 Regulations
(Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes) of 1991 and in the 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:


Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:


Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/01/1991

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