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Saudi Arabia - Final Regulatory Action
2,4,5-T and its salts and esters CAS number:
93-76-5 (*)
Date circular:

Chemical name: Acetic acid, (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-

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

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

Summary of known hazards and risks to human health:

Highly toxic to humans, marine life and animal species and carcinogenic, based on local and international organization toxicology reports

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Long persistency and envieromental effects.

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

Adequate protection of the enviroment.

Date of entry into force of the final regulatory action: 01/01/1982

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