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Aluminium Phosphide

It is to be sold only to government undertakings/organizations and to be used under strict supervision of government experts or Pest control operators.

 

DDT

Restricted for use in public health only

MEMC (Methoxyethyl mercuric chloride)

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Methyl bromide

Restriction for its sale and use is similar to that of Aluminium phosphide.

 

Sodium cyanide

Use of sodium cyanide shall be restricted for fumigation of cotton bales by Plant Protection Advisor to the Govt. Of India.

 

Lindane

Use of Lindane formulations generating smoke for indoor use is prohibited in India.It can be used for control of insect pests of field crops.

 

Methyl parathion

Use is permitted only on those crops where honey bees are not acting as pollinators.

 

Monocrotophos

Banned for use in vegetables

 

Fenthion

Banned for use in Agriculture except for locust control.