- March 26, 2023
Ireland propose to harmonised the hazardous classification of the pesticide O-isopropyl ethylthiocarbamate
IReland has notified to ECHA the intention to harmonise the hazard classification of O-isopropyl ethylthiocarbamate. The proposed harmonised classification is "Reproductive toxicity" and "Hazardous to the aquatic environment".
O-isopropyl ethylthiocarbamate (often abbreviated as IPETC) is a chemical compound that is primarily used as a pesticide and herbicide. It is a member of the thiocarbamate family of chemicals and is commonly used to control weeds and pests in a variety of crops, including corn, soybeans, potatoes, and peanuts. It is also used as a fungicide for seed treatment and as a soil fumigant.
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