HC Deb 21 February 1983 vol 37 cc310-1W
Mr. Stan Thorne

asked the Minister for Trade if he will take steps to ban the import of the insecticide Galecron, manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Ciba-Geigy Ltd.

Mr. Peter Rees

[pursuant to his reply, 16 February 1983, c. 143]: Galecron is currently not allowed to be sold in the United Kingdom since it has not been cleared under the Government's pesticide safety precautions scheme.