India India Notifies Order to Ban Four Pesticides

India Notifies Order to Ban Four Pesticides

On 29 September 2023, the Indian Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare promulgated the Insecticides (Prohibition) Order, 2023, which comes into effect immediately. The Order bans the sale, distribution and use of four substances - Dicofol, Dinocap, Methomyl and Monocrotophos - and revokes the relevant business registration certificates.

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AOKI Kenji

Senior Consultant, EnviX Ltd.
General Director, E&H Consulting Co., Ltd.

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Expertise in EHS (environment, health and safety) consulting in ASEAN region.
- Environmental regulations updating
- Chemical regulations consulting


MSc in Earth Science, The University of Tokyo

AOKI Kenji