New pesticides added to UAE banned substances list
ABU DHABI //Several pesticides have been added to a list of banned substances as part of Ministerial Decision No. 511/2013, issued by Dr Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, the Minister of Environment and Water.
The decision prohibits individuals, companies and private and public institutions from handling or using any of the banned pesticides.
The regulation also calls for such pesticides to be disposed of in an ecologically safe manner.
Certain pesticides have also been restricted and handlers must obtain licenses from the Ministry to handle them.
Published: August 17, 2013 04:00 AM