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Saudi Arabia - Final Regulatory Action
Thallium sulphate CAS number:
Date circular:

Chemical name: Sulfuric acid, dithallium(1+) salt

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:

This pesticide has been banned since 1982 on the basis of the recommendations of pesticide committe and a decision by the minister of agriculture.

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 human, marine life and animal species, based on local and international organization toxicology reports

Summary of known hazards and risks to the environment:

Soil contamination

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.