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2019-2020 Global Pesticide Banning and Restriction Situation
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2019-2020 Global Pesticide Banning and Restriction Situation


In 2019/20, based on the consideration of human health and ecological environment safety, many pesticide active ingredients have been banned or restricted in various parts of the world. According to the relevant summary of AGROW, this article lists the active ingredients of banned and restricted pesticides and their banned and restricted status by country and region. There are 29 active ingredients involved, including: chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos methyl, dimethoate, methafenphos, dibromophos, fenthion, thiocarb, methoxazide, pymetrozine, clothianidin, imidacloprid , Thiamethoxam, thiacloprid, flupyridone, sulfoxaflor, cyromazine and other insecticides; glyphosate, 2,4-D, chlorpheniramine, beetan, dimethoprim and other insecticides Fungicides; Propiconazole, epoxiconazole, chlorothalonil, famconazole, thiram, phenoxyquinoline, thiophanate methyl and other bactericides; fumigant methamphetamine, etc.


1. EU

Table 1 Active ingredients and status of banned and restricted pesticides in the EU 2019/20

typesActive ingredientsDisabled/restricted status






insecticides

chlorpyrifos

chlorpyrifos-methyl

Product registration cancelled before February 16, 2020
dimethoateProduct registration was cancelled on December 31, 2019
ethoprophosProduct registration was cancelled on September 21, 2019
methiocarbProduct registration was cancelled on January 3, 2020
methoxyfenozineLimited to greenhouse
pymetrozineProduct registration was cancelled on April 30, 2019
thiaclopridProduct registration cancelled before August 3, 2020






herbicides

chlorprophamProduct registration cancelled on January 8, 2020
flurtamoneProduct registration was cancelled on June 27, 2019
desmediphamProduct registration cancelled on January 1, 2020



glyphosate

The 5-year renewal registration of glyphosate obtained in the EU in 2017 is valid until December 15, 2022; Austria originally planned to issue a ban at the end of 2019, but it failed to materialize; Luxembourg plans to ban it before December 31, 2020; France It is planned to cancel the use of glyphosate that has non-chemical alternatives by the end of 2020, and all use of glyphosate will be cancelled by 2022; Germany plans to ban it before December 31, 2023






fungicides

chlorothalonilProduct registration was cancelled on November 20, 2019
fenamidone
Product registration was cancelled on February 14, 2019
propiconazoleProduct registration was cancelled on June 19, 2019


thiram

Product registration was revoked on January 30, 2019; for foliar spray products, the grace period for use of existing stocks is until April 30, 2019; for other products including seed treatment agents, the grace period for use is until January 30, 2020 
quinoxyfenProduct registration was cancelled on June 27, 2019


2. 法国

The registration of all products based on the pesticide flupyradifurone and sulfoxaflor has been revoked.

The registration of all products based on the fungicide epoxiconazole has been revoked.

The registration of all products based on the fumigant meta-sodium has been revoked.


3. 美国
On November 8, 2019, registered companies voluntarily stopped selling products based on the pesticide chlorpyrifos in California, USA; distributors and retailers were prohibited from selling the product after February 6, 2020. Chlorpyrifos will be banned nationwide at the end of 2020.


4. 加拿大

Table 2 Active ingredients and status of banned and restricted pesticides in Canada in 2019/20

typesActive ingredientsDisabled/restricted status





Insecticide & 

acaricide

chlorpyrifosAfter reassessing the environmental risk, it is recommended to cancel most of the use

Clothianidin 

imidacloprid 

thiamethoxam

After reassessing the potential impact on bees and other pollinators, it is recommended to cancel some uses
naledConsidering the risks to human health and the environment, it is recommended to disable
CyromazineDue to unacceptable occupational exposure, it is recommended to cancel most uses
fungicidesThiophanate-methylConsidering many human health effects, it is recommended to cancel multiple uses


5. Latin America

Table 3 Active ingredients and status of banned and restricted pesticides in Latin America in 2019/20

typesActive ingredientsDisabled/restricted status
Brazil
fungicidethiramSome uses are prohibited, including for farm seed treatment and foliar spray
Argentina
herbicide2,4-D2,4-D butyl ester and 2,4-D isobutyl ester preparation products are banned
Costa Rica
herbicideglyphosateOnly for agricultural use or use under professional prescription
Uruguay
insecticidefenthionProhibition of import, registration and renewal of registration based on fenthion products


6. Asia

Vietnam has cancelled all registrations based on glyphosate herbicides.



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