The following entry shall be added at the end of the table in Annex I to Directive 91/414/EEC:


Further details on identity and specification of active substance are provided in the review report.

NoCommon name, identification numbersIUPAC namePurityaEntry into forceExpiration of inclusionSpecific provisions


CAS No 1698-60-8

CIPAC No 111


920 g/kg

The manufacturing impurity 4-amino-5-chloro-isomer is considered to be of toxicological concern and a maximum level of 60 g/kg is established.

1 January 200931 December 2018


Only uses as herbicide in application max. of 2,6 kg/ha only every third year on the same field may be authorised.


For the implementation of the uniform principles of Annex VI, the conclusions of the review report on chloridazon, and in particular Appendices I and II thereof, as finalised in the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health on 4 December 2007 shall be taken into account.

In this overall assessment Member States must pay particular attention to:

  • the operator safety and ensure that conditions of use prescribe the application of adequate personal protective equipment,

  • the protection of aquatic organisms,

  • the protection of the groundwater, when the active substance is applied in regions with vulnerable soil and/or climatic conditions.

Conditions of authorisation should include risk mitigation measures and monitoring programmes should be initiated to verify potential groundwater contamination from metabolites B and B1 in vulnerable zones, where appropriate.’