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Department of Agriculture & Co-operation

Notifications Issued Recently Under The Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968)

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
(Department of Agriculture and Cooperation)

ORDER

New Delhi, the 20th July, 2000

S.O 683(E).-Whereas the Central Government had set up an Expert Group to undertake review of certain pesticides in use at present to consider their continued use or otherwise in India.

And whereas the Central Government after considering the recommendations of the said Expert Group and after consultation with the Registration Committee set up under the Insecticides Act, 1968 is satisfied that the use of aluminium tube pack containing 10 and 20 tablets each of 3 grams of Aluminium phosphide involves health hazards to human beings.

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 27 read with section 28 of the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968), the Central Government hereby proposes to make the following draft Order, namely:-

Draft Order

Whereas it is the opinion of the Central Government that the use of aluminium tube packs containing 10 and 20 tablets each of 3 grams of Aluminium phosphide involves health hazards to human beings and therefore, proposes that the production, marketing and use of aluminium tube packs with a capacity of 10 and 20 tablets of 3 grams each of Aluminium phosphide shall be banned completely from the date of the final publication of the Order in the Official Gazette.

The State Government shall be empowered to take all such steps in their respective jurisdiction as it may deem fit for carrying out this Order.

The draft Order which the Central Government proposes to make, is hereby published for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft Order shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of forty five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India containing this Order are made available to the public;

Any person desirous of making any suggestions or objection in respect of the said draft Order may forward the same for consideration of the Central Government within the period so specified to the Joint Secretary (Plant Protection), Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture and Cooperation), Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001.

P.D.SUDHAKAR, Jt. Secretary.

(File No. 17-2/98-PP.I)

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
(Department of Agriculture and Co-operation)

ORDER
New Delhi, the 30th August,2000

S.O .784(E). --Whereas the Central Government had set up an Expert Group to undertake review of certain pesticides in use at present and to consider their continued use or otherwise in India;

And whereas the Central Government after considering the recommendations of the said Expert Group and after consultation with the Registration Committee set up under the Insecticides Act, 1968 is satisfied that the use of Carbofuran 50% Water Soluble Powder (SP) involves health hazards to human beings and animals;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 27 read with section 28 of the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968), the Central Government hereby proposes to make the following draft Order, namely:-

Draft Order

Whereas the Central Government is of the opinion that the use of Carbofuran 50% Water Soluble Powder (SP) involves health hazards to human beings and animals and therefore, proposes that the manufacture and use of the said pesticide shall be banned completely from the date of the final publication of this Order in the Official Gazette.

There shall be a ban on new registration or manufacturing license for production of Carbofuran 50% Water Soluble Powder (SP).

The manufacturing licenses issued to various registrants of Carbofuran 50% Water Soluble Powder (SP) for setting up of manufacturing units shall be cancelled in respect of those firms or persons.

It is proposed to cancel the Certificate of registration in respect of Carbofuran 50% Water Soluble Powder (SP) in respect of those registrants who are yet to obtain manufacturing licenses.

The State Government shall be empowered to take all such steps in their respective jurisdiction as it may deem fit for carrying out this Order.

The draft Order, which the Central Government proposes to make, is hereby published for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft Order shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India containing this Order are made available to the public;

Any person desirous of making any suggestion or objection in respect of the said draft Order may forward the same for consideration of the Central Government within the period so specified to the Joint Secretary (Plant Protection), Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture and Co-operation), Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001.

P.D.SUDHAKAR, Jt. Secretary.

(F.No.17-2/98-PP.I)

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
(Department of Agriculture and Co-operation)

ORDER
New Delhi, the 30th August,2000

S.O . 785(E).--Whereas the Central Government had set up an Expert Group to undertake review of certain pesticides in use at present and to consider their continued use or otherwise in India;

And whereas the Central Government after considering the recommendations of the said Expert Group and after consultation with the Registration Committee set up under the Insecticides Act, 1968 is satisfied that the use of captafol 80% powder for dry seed treatment (DS) involves health hazards to human beings, animals and environment;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 27 read with section 28 of the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968), the Central Government hereby proposes to make the following draft Order, namely:-

Draft Order

Whereas the Central Government is of the opinion that the use of captafol 80% powder for dry seed treatment (DS) involves health hazards to human beings, animals and environment and therefore, proposes that the manufacture of the said pesticide shall be banned completely from the date of the final publication of this Order in the Official Gazette and its use shall be prohibited from the date of its expiry or the period of two years from the date of final publication of this Order in the Official Gazette, whichever is earlier.

The manufacture shall continue for export purposes only subject to the condition that this activity is handled in a closed system so as to avoid any exposure to factory workers.

The State Government shall be empowered to take all such steps in their respective jurisdiction as it may deem fit for carrying out this Order.

The draft Order, which the Central Government proposes to make, is hereby published for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft Order shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India containing this Order are made available to the public;

Any person desirous of making any suggestion or objection in respect of the said draft Order may forward the same for consideration of the Central Government within the period so specified to the Joint Secretary (Plant Protection), Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture and Co-operation), Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001.

P.D.SUDHAKAR, Jt. Secretary.

(F.No. 17-2/98-PP.I)

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
(Department of Agriculture and Co-operation)

ORDER
New Delhi, the 30th August, 2000

S.O .786(E). --Whereas the Central Government had set up an Expert Group to undertake review of certain pesticides in use at present and to consider their continued use or otherwise in India;

And whereas the Central Government after considering the recommendations of the said Expert Group and after consultation with the Registration Committee set up under the Insecticides Act, 1968 is satisfied that the use of formulations of Methyl Parathion on fruits and vegetables involves health hazards to human beings and animals;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 27 read with section 28 of the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968), the Central Government hereby proposes to make the following draft Order, namely:-

Draft Order

Whereas the Central Government is of the opinion that the use of 2% Dustable Powder (DP) and 50% Emulsifiable Concentrate (EC) formulations of Methyl Parathion on fruits and vegetables involves health hazards to human beings and animals and therefore, proposes that the use of the said pesticide shall be banned completely on fruits and vegetables from the date of the final publication of this Order in the Official Gazette.

It is proposed to cancel the registration certificate of formulations of Methyl Parathion in respect of those registrants who do not provide modified labels or leaflets along with container as per this Order.

The State Government shall be empowered to take all such steps in their respective jurisdiction as it may deem fit for carrying out this Order.

The draft Order, which the Central Government proposes to make, is hereby published for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft Order shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India containing this Order are made available to the public;

Any person desirous of making any suggestion or objection in respect of the said draft Order may forward the same for consideration of the Central Government within the period so specified to the Joint Secretary (Plant Protection), Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture and Co-operation), Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001.

P.D.SUDHAKAR, Jt. Secretary.

(File No. 17-2/98-PP.I)

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

(Department of Agriculture and Cooperation)

ORDER

New Delhi, the 6th September,2000

S.O 803(E) -Whereas the Central Government had set up an Expert Group to undertake review of certain pesticides in use at present and to consider their continued use or otherwise in India;

And whereas the Central Government after considering the recommendations of the said Expert Group and after consultation with the Registration Committee set up under the Insecticides Act, 1968 is satisfied that the use of Methoxy Ethyl Mercury Chloride (MEMC) except for seed treatment of potato & sugarcane involves health hazards to human beings, animals and environment;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 27 read with section 28 of the Insecticides Act, 1968 (46 of 1968), the Central Government hereby proposes to make the following draft Order, namely:-

Draft Order

Whereas the Central Government is of the opinion that the use of Methoxy Ethyl Mercury Chloride (MEMC), except for seed treatment of potato and sugarcane involves health hazards to human beings, animals and environment and therefore, proposes that the use of the said pesticide shall be banned completely except for seed treatment of potato and sugarcane from the date of the final publication of the Order in the Official Gazette.

1. It is proposed to cancel the registration certificate of Methoxy Ethyl Mercury Chloride (MEMC) as seed dresser in respect of those registrants who shall not provide modified labels/leaflets along with container as per this Order.

2. The State Government shall be empowered to take all such steps in their respective jurisdiction as it may deem fit for carrying out this Order.

The draft Order which the Central Government proposes to make, is hereby published for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft Order shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of forty five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India containing this Order are made available to the public;

Any person desirous of making any suggestions or objection in respect of the said draft Order may forward the same for consideration of the Central Government within the period so specified to the Joint Secretary (Plant Protection), Ministry of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture and Cooperation), Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001.

P.D.SUDHAKAR, Jt. Secretary.

(File No.17-2/98-PP.I )


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