§ Lord AVEBURY
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What pesticides have been banned under the Pesticides Safety Precautions Scheme, and on what dates.
The MINISTER of STATE, MINISTRY of AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES and FOOD (Earl Ferrers)
Clearance of 1613WA all uses of pesticides, following chemicals, the dates shown:—
Selenium compounds October 1965 Cadmium compounds November 1965 Inorganic fluorides December 1966 Antu February 1967 Calcium arsenite May 1968 1, 1, 2, 2-Tetrachloroethane December 1970 Hexachlorobenzene dry seed dressing October 1975 Azobenzene September 1975 Potassium arsenite May 1977 Sodium arsenite May 1977 Chlordecone July 1977