Latest List of Hazardous Chemical Insecticides banned in India

Banned Insecticides List in India: Pesticides play a major role in crop protection. Pesticides are major of three types. They are fungicides that control fungal plant diseases, Insecticides that control harmful insects that attack crop plants, and herbicides that control or kill the weed plants in the crop field.

However, most of the pesticides are harmful to nature and the biotic environment. Insecticides are one of the major hazardous chemicals affecting the biotic environment. The use of insecticides in crop protection is increasing rapidly in the present past. In order to bring stability to using pesticides and avoid environmental damage, the Government of India has banned some of the pesticides for use, manufacturing as well as export. In this post, we will let you know about the list of insecticides banned in India and the list of banned Insecticides with formulations.

Banned Insecticides List by Govt. of India:

1Aldicarb 
2Aldrin
3Benzene Hexachloride
4Calcium Cyanide
5Carbaryl 
6Chlorbenzilate 
7Chlordane
8Chlorofenvinphos
9Copper Acetoarsenite
10Diazinon 
11Dibromochloropropane (DBCP) 
12Dieldrin 
13Endosulfron 
14Endrin
15Ethyl Parathion
16Ethylene Dibromide (EDB) 
17Fenthion  (Acaricide)
18Heptachlor
19Lindane (Gamma-HCH)
20Menazon
21Methoxy Ethyl Mercury Chloride 
22Methyl Parathion 
23Tetradifon
24Thiometon 
25Toxaphene(Camphechlor) 

Insecticides approved for use in India

Insecticide Formulations Banned in India

1Carbofuron 50% SP
2Methomyl 12.5% L
3Methomyl 24% formulation
4Phosphamidon 85% SL
INSECTICIDES BANNED IN INDIA
Banned Insecticides list

Insecticide Formulations banned in India for use and application but continued to manufacture for export in India

1Nicotin Sulfate

In addition, there are also some insecticides that are withdrawn from use in India due to the hazardous nature of the chemical pesticides.

Insecticides withdrawn for Use in India

1Formothion
2Paradichlorobenzene (PDCB)

Furthermore, there are also some insecticides that are refused for their registration as those pesticides are hazardous to the biotic environment. Below is the list of Pesticides that are refused for registration in India

Insecticides refused registration in India

1Azinphos Ethyl
2Azinphos Methyl
3Binapacryl
4Calcium Arsenate
5Carbophenothion
6EPN Ethyl p-nitrophenyl thionobenzenephosphonate
7Lead Arsenate
8Mephosfolan
9Mevinphos (Phosdrin)
10Thiodemeton/ Disulfoton
11Vamidothion

How to register for a chemical pesticide to get approval from the Government of India

Insecticides Restricted for use in the India

1Aluminium Phosphide
2Cypermethrin
3Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane (DDT)
4Fenitrothion
5Monocrotophos

That’s all folks. This is all about the Insecticides banned in India. Furthermore, you can comment below for more information about the latest pesticides banned in India.