World Agricultural Network Chinese website reported: On September 7, the General Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China issued a letter of opinion. Ministry of Agriculture seeks opinions from industry insiders on banning four highly toxic pesticides including omethoate,CAS:1113-02-6.

Prohibition on the production and sale of omethate, methomyl, aldicarb, and carbofuran

In order to ensure the quality and safety of agricultural products, the safety of humans and animals ,as well as the safety of the ecological environment. According to the relevant provisions of the “Food Safety Law of the People’s Republic of China” and “Pesticide Management Regulations”. On the basis of risk assessment. The National Pesticide Registration Review Committee made it clear after review. The Ministry of Agriculture will ban four highly toxic pesticides including Omethoate CAS:1113-02-6, Carbofuran CAS:1563-66-2, Methomyl CAS:16752-77-5 , and Aldicarb CAS:116-06-3.

Starting from December 1, 2023, the licensing authority will cancel the registration of Omethoate, Carbofuran, Methomyl, and Aldicarb preparation products. Agricultural formulation manufacturers are no longer allowed to produce these four pesticides. But products that have been produced legally can be sold and used within the quality guarantee period. Y sales and use are prohibited from December 1, 2025. Only the export of original drugs by original drug manufacturers will be retained. Implement closed operation supervision on exports.

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