Agrow is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

China's Hainan province first to ban 55 ais

China’s Hainan province has banned the sale and use of the insecticides, carbosulfan, omethoate and acephate, reports China’s state media outlet, China Daily. The list of prohibited pesticides in the province now numbers 55, more than any other part of the country. Hainan cracked down on “high-toxicity” pesticides last year after traces of the insecticide, isocarbophos, were found on cowpeas grown in the province ( Agrow No 589, p 23). Individuals caught using banned pesticides will be fined between Yuan 2,000 ($314) and Yuan 30,000 ($4,703), while businesses will be fined between Yuan 100,000 ($15,675) and Yuan 200,000 ($31,350). Earlier this year, China's Ministry of Agriculture took measures to prohibit the use of “high-toxicity” pesticides by restricting registration applications for 22 active ingredients, including omethoate, ahead of a nationwide ban for ten of the ais in 2013 ( Agrow No 620, p 20).

Advertisement

Topics

What to read next

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

AG005271

Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel