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Document ID (ISN)56605
CIS number 91-1414
ISSN - Serial title Revista CIPA
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Decree No.98,816 of 11 Jan. 1990 concerning pesticides and their components [Brazil]
Original title Decreto n°98.816, de 11 de jan. de 1990, ... sobre ... [os] agrotóxicos, seus componentes e afins ... [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1990, Vol.11, No.130, p.48-57. Also in: Diário Oficial, 12 Jan. 1990, p.876.
Abstract Decree implementing Act No.7802 of 11 July 1989. It concerns experimentation with and production, packaging, labelling, transportation, storage, sale, advertising, use, importation, exportation, waste treatment, registering, classification, control and inspection of pesticides used in agriculture. The Decree: assigns responsibilities to various federal ministries concerning pesticides; regulates the registration of pesticides (including the special case of pesticides undergoing testing) and of enterprises using them; prohibits pesticides causing certain health hazards; establishes rules for packaging, labelling and advertising; prescribes the supply of a product data sheet (use, toxicology, protective measures) together with the product; regulates regular inspection by government authorities; provides details on penalties and the implementation of the Decree.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; toxic substances; pesticides; Brazil
Descriptors (secondary) notification of dangerous substances; handling and storage; responsibilities; law; labelling
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals