HL Deb 16 October 1980 vol 413 cc1613-7WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What substances are listed under the Agriculture (Poisonous Substances)

Column 1 Common name Column 2 Substance
chloropicrin trichloronitromethane.
demeton Any mixture of demeton-0 [diethyl 2-(ethylthio) ethyl phosphorothionate] and demeton-S [diethyl S-[2-(ethylthio) ethyl] phosphorothiolate].
dimefox NNN'N'-tetramethylphosphorodiamidic fluoride.
mazidox NNN'N'-tetramethylphosphorodiamidic azide.
aldicarb 2-methyl-2-(methylthio) propionaldehyde O-(methylcarbamoyl) oxime.
amiton S-(2-diethylaminoethyl) diethyl phosphorothiolate. The salts of the last mentioned substance.
carbofuran 2, 3-dihydro-2, 2-dimethylbenzofuran-7-yl methylcarbamate.
S-(2-chloro-1-phthalimidoethyl) diethyl phosphorothiolothionate.
cycloheximide 3-[2-(3,5-dimethyl-2-oxocyclo-hexyl)-2-hydroxyethyl] glutarimide.
diethyl N-(4-methyl-1, 3-dithiolan-2-ylidene) phosphoramidate.
dinoseb 2-(1-methyl-n-propyl)-4, 6-dinitrophenol. The salts of the last mentioned substance.
dinoterb 2-tert-butyl-4, 6-dinitrophenol. The salts of the last mentioned substance.
disulfoton diethyl S-[2-(ethylthio) ethyl] phosphorothiolothionate.

Act 1952 or the Health and Safety (Agriculture) (Poisonous Substances) Regulations 1975 as requiring the use of protective clothing and the maintenance of a register.

The Earl of GOWRIE

The provisions of the Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) Act 1952 which set out the broad categories of substances to which the Act applied were repealed by the Agriculture (Poisonous Substances) Act 1952 (Repeals and Modifications) Regulations 1975 when the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 came into force.

The Health and Safety (Agriculture) (Poisonous Substances) Regulations 1975 were made under the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. The substances which require the maintenance of a register and the use of protective clothing are listed in Schedule 2 of these regulations and are divided into four parts.

The list is as follows:

Column 1 Common name Column 2 Substance
DNOC 2-methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol. The salts of the last mentioned substance.
endosulfan 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10-hexachloro-1, 5, 5a, 6, 9, 9a-hexahydro-6, 9-methano-2, 4, 3-benzo [e]-dioxathiepin 3-oxide.
endothal 7-oxabicyclo [2, 2, 1] heptane-2, 3-dicarboxylic acid. The salts of the last mentioned substance.
endrin 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10-hexachloro-6, 7-epoxy-1, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8a-octahydro-exo-1, 4-exo-5, 8-dimethanonaphthalene.
fonofos O-ethyl S-phenyl ethylphosphonothiolothionatc.
medinoterb 2, 4-dinitro-3-methyl-6-t-butylphenol. The salts of the last mentioned substance.
methomyl 1-(methylthio) ethylideneamino methylcarbamate.
mevinphos cis-2-methoxycarbonyl-1-methylvinyl dimethyl phosphate.
mipafox NN'-di-isopropylphosphorodiamidic fluoride.
oxamyl 1-(dimethylcarbamoyl)-1-methylthioformaldehyde O-methylcarbamoyloxime.
parathion diethyl 4-nitrophenyl phosphorothionate.
phorate diethyl S-(ethylthiomethyl) phosphorothiolothionate.
potassium arsenite.
schradan bis-NNN'N'-tetramethylphosphorodiamidic anhydride.
sodium arsenite.
sulfotep bis-OO-diethylphosphorothionic anhydride.
TEPP bis-OO-diethylphosphoric anhydride.
thionazin diethyl O-2-pyrazinyl phosphorothionate.
azinphos-ethyl S-(3,4-dihydro-4-oxobenzo [d]-[1, 2, 3]-triazin-3-ylmethyl) diethyl phosphorothiolothionate.
izanphos-methyl S-(3, 4-dihydro-4-oxobenzo [d]-[1, 2, 3]-triazin-3-ylmethyl) dimethyl phosphorothiolothionate.
chlorfenvinphos 2-chloro-1-(2,4-dichlorophenyl) vinyl diethyl phosphate.
demephion Any mixture of demephion-0 [dimethyl 2-(methylthio) ethyl phosphorothionate] and demephion-S [dimethyl S-[2-(methylthio) ethyl] phosphorothiolate].
demeton-methyl Any mixture of demeton-0-methyl [2-(ethylthio) ethyl dimethyl phosphorothionate] and demeton-S-methyl [S-[2-(ethylthio) ethyl dimethyl phosphorothiolate].
demeton-S-methyl S-[2-(ethylthio) ethyl] dimethyl phosphorothiolate.
demeton-S-methyl sulphone S-[2-(ethyl-sulphonyl) ethyl] dimethyl phosphorothiolate.
dichlorvos 2,2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate.

Column 1 Common name Column 2 Substance
diethyl 4-phenyl-1, 3, 4-triazol-2-yl phosphorothionate.
dioxathion 1, 4-dioxan-2, 3-ylidene bis-(OO-diethyl phosphorothiolothionate).
drazoxolon 4-(2-chlorophenylhydrazono)-3-methyl-5-isoxazolone.
ethion tetraethyl SS' methylene bis-(phosphorothiolothionate).
fenazaflor 5, 6-dichloro-1-phenoxycarbonyl-2-trifluoromethylbenzimidazole.
fentin acetate triphenyltin acetate.
fentin hydroxide triphenyltin hydroxide.
formetanate 3-dimethylaminomethyleneaminophenyl N-methylcarbamate.
mecarbam S-(N-ethoxycarbonyl-N-methylcarbamoylmethyl) diethyl phosphorothiolothionate.
methidathion S-(2, 3-dihydro-5-methoxy-2-oxo-1, 3, 4-thiadiazol-3-yl-methyl) dimethylphosphorothiolothionate.
nicotine nicotine. The salts of nicotine.
omethoate dimethyl S-(N-methylcarbamoylmethyl) phosphorothiolatc.
oxydemeton-methyl S-[2-(ethylsulphinyl)ethyl] dimethyl phosphorothiolate.
phenkapton S-(2, 5-dichlorophenylthiomethyl) diethyl phosphorothiolothionate.
phosphamidon 2-chloro-2-diethylcarbamoyl-1-methylvinyl dimethyl phosphate.
pirimiphos-ethyl O-(2-diethylamino-6-methylpyrimidin-4-yl) OO-diethyl phosphorothioate.
sodium 4-(dimethylamino)-benzenediazosulphonate.
thiometon S-2-ethylthioethyl dimethyl phosphorothiolothionate.
vamidothion dimethyl S-[2-(1-methylcarbamoylethylthio) ethyl] phosphorothiolate.
Any organo-mercury compound.