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

Chemical name: Benzene, hexachloro-

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: No

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

Summary of known hazards and risks 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

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

No effect expected since product has not been registered for the past ten. years

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.