In Japan, citrus red mite populations have developed resistance amitraz, benzoximate, binapacryl
, chlorfenson, DDT, dicofol, dimethoate, fluoroacetate, oxydeprofos, phenkapton, and quinomethionate (Whalon et al.
Table 2 List of the Thirty-One Substances Covered by the Rotterdam PIC Convention Pesticides Industrial chemicals 2,4,5-T Crocidolite Aldrin (a) Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) (a) Binapacryl
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) (a) Captafol Polychlorinated terphenyls (PCT) (a) Chlorobenzilate Tris(2,3dibromopropyl) phosphate Chlordane (a) Chlordimeform DDT (a) Dieldrin (a) Dinoseb and dinoseb salts 1,2-dibromoethane (EDB) Ethylene dichloride Ethylene oxide Fluoroacetamide HCH (a) Heptachlor (a) Hexachlorobenzene (a) Lindane (a) Mercury compounds Toxaphene (a) Pentachlorophenol Methyl-parathion Methamidophos Monocrotophos Parathion Phosphamidon Source: Adapted from Annex III of the convention.
The following products were added in 1999 and 2000: binapacryl
, ethylene dichloride and ethylene oxide.
Under this heading, the Commission has taken a final import decision for the five substances prohibited or regulated on an EU-wide scale (Directives 79/117/EEC - amended by Directive 91/188/EEC - on prohibiting the sale and use of plant health products containing active substances Directive 76/769 - amended by Directive 1999/77/EC - concerning the approximation of the Member States' laws, regulations and administrative provision on restricting the sale of certain dangerous substances and preparations): binapacryl
, captafol, hexachlorobenzene, pentachlorophenol and toxaphene.