Latest List of Banned Pesticides in Nigeria

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Latest List of Banned Pesticides in Nigeria

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has a placed a ban on importation and usage of 30 different brands of pesticides and other chemicals found to be harmful to the health of Nigerians and their environment.

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Below are the list of the banned pesticides. NAFDAC has warned that it will come down hard on anyone that violates its regulations on importation of pesticides and other chemicals, knowingly or unknowingly.

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1. ALDRIN

2 . BINAPACRYL

3. CAPTAFOL

4. CHLORDANE

5. CHLORDIMEFORM

6. DDT

7. DIELDRIN

8. DINOSEB & DINOSEB SALTS

9. HEPTACHLOR

10. LINDANE

11. ETHYLENE DICHLORIDE

12. PARATHION

13. METHYL PARATHION

14. PHOSPHAMIDON

15. MONOCROPTOPHOS

16. METHAMIDOPHOS

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17. CHLOROBENZILATE

18. TOXAPHENE

19. PENTACHLOROPHENOL

20. ETHYLENE OXIDE

21. HCF (MIXED ISOMERS)/BHC

22. EDB(1,2-DIBROMOETHENE)

23. 2,4,5 TRICHLOROPHENOXY ACETIC ACID

24. ENDRIN

24. MIREX

26. ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE

27. HEXACHLOROBENZENE

28. ENDOSULPHAN

29. DELTA HCH

30. FLOURACETAMIDE

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