Azinphos-methyl joins PIC list
The Parties to the Rotterdam Convention on prior informed consent (PIC) have decided to add the organophosphate insecticide, azinphos-methyl, to the PIC list. The decision was made at the 6th Conference of the Parties (COP6) in Geneva, Switzerland on April 28th-May 10th. The move takes effect on August 10th. Countries wishing to export the insecticide must get prior approval from importing countries under PIC rules.