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Banned Insecticides

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List of Insecticides banned for manufacture, import and use -

  • Aldrin
  • Endrin
  • Ethyl parathion
  • Toxaphene
  • Aldicarb
  • Dieldrin
  • Chlordane

List of Insecticides/ Insecticide formulations banned for use but their manufacture is allowed for export is 

  • Nictotine sulfate

Insecticides formulations banned for import, manufacture and use-                     

  • Methomyl 24%L
  • Methomly 12.5%L
  • Phosphamidon 85%L
  • Carbofuran 50%SP

List of Insecticides refused registration-

  • Azinphos methyl
  • Lead arsenate
  • Mevinphos
  • Azinphos ethyl
  • Dicrotophos
  • Leptophos (phossvel)
  • Thiondemeton/disulfoton
  • Vamdiothion

List of pesticides restricted for use in India-

  • Aluminium phosphide
  • DDT
  • Lindane
  • Methyl bromide
  • Methyl parathion

 List of new insecticides registered in India -

  • Imidacloprid 17.8%SLand70%WS
  • Thiamethoxam 25%WG and70%WS
  • Acetamiprid 20SP
  • Bifenthrin 10EC
  • Beta cyflunthrin 2.45%SC
  • Indoxacarb 14.5%SC
  • Spinosad 45%SC and 2.5%SC
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