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LIST OF PESTICIDES BANNED IN INDIA

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

1.               

Aldrin

16.

Pentachloro nitrobenzene (PCNB)

2.               

Benzene Hexachloride (BHC)

17.

Pentachlorophenol (PCP)

3.               

Calcium Cyanide

18.

Phenyl Mercury Acetate (PMA)

4.               

Chlordane        

19.

Sodium Methane Arsonate (MSMA)

5.               

Copper Acetoarsenite

20.

Tetradifon

6.               

Dibromochloropropane (DBCP)

21.

Toxaphene

7.               

Endrin

22.

Phosphamidon 85% SL

8.               

Ethyl Mercury Chloride

23.

Methomyl 12.5 % L  **

9.               

Ethyl Parathion

24.

Aldicarb

10.            

Heptachlor

25.

Chlorbenzilate

11.            

Manzona

26.

Dieldrin

12.            

Methomyl 24% Formulation

27.

Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)

13.            

Nicotine Sulphate *

28.

Maleic Hydrazide

14.            

Nitrofen

29.

Trichloro Acetic Acid (TCA)

15.            

Paraquat Dimethyl Sulphate

 

 

  • *   This pesticide is manufactured in India for export only.

  • **  The uses of these formulations have been banned w.e.f.25th March 2002.

PESTICIDES RESTRICTED FOR USE IN INDIA

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

1.               

Aluminium Phosphide

16.

Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)

2.               

Captafol 80%

17.

Lindane

3.               

Chlorbenzilate

18.

Methyl Bromide

4.               

DDT

19.

Methyl Parathion 2 % (DP), 50% (DC)

5.               

Dieldrin

20.

Sodium Cyanide

PESTICIDES REFUSED REGISTRATION

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

1.               

Ammonium sulphamate

10.

Fentin Acetate

2.               

Azinophos Ethyl 

11.

Fentin Hydroxide.

3.               

Azinophos Methyl

12.

Lead Arsenate

4.               

Binapacryl

13.

Leptophos (phosve1)

5.               

Calcium Arsenate

14.

Mephosfolan

6.               

Carbophenthion

15.

Mevinphos (Phosdrin)

7.               

Chinomethionate (Morestan)

16.

2, 4, 5-T

8.               

Dicrotophos

17.

Thiodemeton / Disulfoton

9.               

E P N

18.

Vamidothion

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LIST OF PESTICIDES RESTRICTED FOR USE IN INDIA

Sl. No.

Name of Pesticides

Types of restriction(s) imposed

 1.

Aluminium Phosphide

The tablet of Aluminium Phosphide 3 qm each is 'open for sale' provided, it is packed in cage packaging and the Aluminium Phosphide powder in pouch-in-pouch packing, for its use in rat burrows. The tablets of 10.20 or 30 No. (3gm each) or 50 tablets/pellets of 0.6 gm each packed in Aluminium tube is to be sold only to Government, Government undertakings/ Organizations and to be used under the strict supervision of Government Expert or Pest Control Operators whose expertise is approved by the Plant Protection Adviser to the Government of India.

 2.

Captafol

Shall be used only as seed dresser .Its use as foliar spray is banned.

 3.

 

It should not be sprayed on the crops at the flowering stage. The impurity limit of beta carbaryl should not exceed 0.05% either through import or through indigenous manufacture.

 4.

Chlorbenzilate

Use in Agriculture is banned. If required it can be imported by Government/Semi-Government organizations and prepared folbex strips for making it available to be keepers for controlling mites of honeybees.

 5.

D.D.T

Use of DDT in agriculture is banned. In very special circumstances warranting the use of DDT for Plant Protection, the State or Central Government may purchase it directly from M/S Hindustan Insect1cides Ltd to be used under expert Government supervision.

Use of DDT for the public health programme upto 10,000 MTs per annum except in case of any major outbreak is restricted.

 6.

Dieldrin

Use of Dieldrin shall be restricted for Locust control in desert areas by Plant Protection Advisor to the Government of India.

 7.

Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)  

Use of EDB shall be restricted as a Fumigant for Foodgrains through Central Government, State Government, Government Undertakings, Government Organizations, such as Food Corporation of India. Central Warehousing Corporation, State Warehousing Corporation and Pest Control Operators whose expertise is approved by Plant Protection Adviser to the Govt of India. 

 8.

Lindane

Use of Lindane formulation generating smoke for indoor use is prohibited in India, provided that Lindane may be continued to be produced in the country for use for the control of insect pests of field crops and, subject to the modification in the Certificate of Registration to this effect.

 9.

Methyl Bromide

It is to be sold only to Government, Government Undertakings/ Organizations and to be used under the strict supervision of Government Expert or Pest Control Operators whose expertise is approved by the Plant Protection Adviser to the Government of India.

 10.

Methyl Parathion

Use of Methyl Parathion is permitted only on those crops where honey bees are not acting as poll-inators and Methyl Parathion may continue to be produced in the country for use in other crops and subject to the modification in the Certificate of Registration to this effect.

 11.

Sodium Cyanide

Use of Sodium Cyanide shall be restricted for fumigation of cotton bales by Plant Protection Adviser to the Govt of India under expert supervision.

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PESTICIDES REGISTERED FOR USE IN THE COUNTRY UNDER SECTION 9(3) OF THE INSECTICIDES ACT, 1968

Sl. No. Name of Pesticides                             Sl. No.   Name of Pesticides

1           2, 4-Dichlorophenoxy Acetic Acid

75         Glyphosate

            (2, 4-D Sodium Amine and Ester Salt)

76         Hexaconaz.o1e

2          Acephate

77         Iprodione

3          A1ach1or

78         Isoproturon

4          A1dicarb

79         Kasugamycin

5          Allethrin         

80         Kitazin (Indole-3-butyric Acid)

6          Alphacypermethrin

81         Lamdacyhalothrin

7          Alphanaphthyl Acetic Acid

82         Lime Sulphur

8          Aluminium Phosphide

83         Lindane (Gamma BHC)

9          Anilofos

84         Malathion

10         Atrazine

85         Maleic Hydrazide (MH)

11         Aureofungin

86         Mancozeb

12         Bacillus thuringiensis {B.t.)

87         Metalaxyl

13         Barium Carbonate         

88         Metaldehyde

14         Benomyl

89         Methabenzthiazuron

15         Benthiocarb (Thiobencarb)

90         Methomyl

16         Bitertanol

91         Methoxy Ethyl Mercury Chloride (MEMC)

17         Bromadiolone                      

92         Methyl Chlorophenoxy Acetic Acid (MCPA)

18         Butach1or

93         Methyl Parathion

19         Captafol

94         Methyl Bromide

20         Captan

95         Metalachlor                                  

21         Carbaryl

96         Metoxuron

22         Carbendazim

97         Metribuzin

23         Carbofuran

98         Monocrotophos

24         Carbosulfan                    

99         Myclobutanil

25         Carboxin

100       Neem Products

26         Cartap Hydrochloride

101       Nickel Chloride

27         Chlorfenvinphos

102       Oxadiazon

28         Chlormequat Ch1oride {CCC)

103       Oxycarboxin

29         Chlorobezilate

104       Oxydemeton-methyl

30         Chlorothalonil

105       Oxyfluorfen

31         Chlorpyriphos

106       Paradichlorobenzene

32         Copper Oxychloride

107       Paraquat dichloride

33         Copper Su1pbate

108       Penconazole

34         Coumachlor

109       Pendimethalin

35         Coumatetralyl                  

110       Permethrin

36         Cuprous Oxides

111       Phenthoate

37         Cyfluthrin

112       Phorate

38         Cypermethrin

113       Phosalone

39         Cyphenothrin

114       Phosphamidon

40         d_trans allethrin                 

115       Pirimiphos-methyl

41         Da1apon

116       Prallethrin

42         Decamethrin (Deltamethrin)

117       Pretilachlor

43         Diazinon

118       Profenophos

44         Dichloro Dipheny1 Trichloroethane {DDT)

119       Propanil

45         Dich1oropropene and

120       Propetamlphos

            Dichloropropene mixture (DD Mixture)

121       Propiconazole

46         Dichlorvos (DDVP)

122       Propoxur

47         Diclofop methyl

123       Pyrethrins (Pyrethrum)

48         Dicofol

124       Quinalphos

49         Dieldrin.

125       Simazine

50         Diflubenzuron

126       Sirmate

51         Dimethoate

127       Sodium Cyanide

52         Dinocap

128       Streptomycin + Tetracycline

53         Dithianon

129       Sulphur

54         Diuron

130       Temephos

55         Dodine

131       Thiodicarb

56         Edifenphos

132       Thiometon

57         Endosulfan

133       Thiophanate Methyl

58         Ethepon

134       Thiram

59         Ethion

135       Triadimefon

60         Ethofenprox (Etofenprox)

136       Triallate

61         Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)                    

137       Triazophos

62         Ethylene Dibromide and Carbon    Tetrachloride mixture (EDCT Mixture 3:1)

138       Trichlorfon

63         Fenarimol

139       Trichloro Acetic Acid (TCA)

64         Fenitrothion

140       Tricyclazole

65         Fenobucarb (BPMC)

141       Tridemorph

66         Fenthion

142       Trifluralin

67         Fenvalerate

143       Validamycin

68         Ferbam

144       Warfarin

69         Fipronil

145       Zinc Phoshide

70         Fluchloralin

146       Zineb

71         Fluvlinate

147       Ziram

72         Formothion 

 

73         Fosetyl- Al

 

74         Gibberellic Acid

 

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Source: Journal of the North Eastern Council, Shillong