Through the Inter Ministerial Committee meeting held on 8th January 2019 and 10th October 2019 which discussed and reviewed the use of Tricyclazole and Buprofezin, the committee decided to revisit the usefulness, efficacy and safety of the Tricyclazole and Buprofezin in a holistic manner while keeping in view the maximum residue limit fixed by European Union in respect of said insecticides.
Upon considering the views expressed by the aforementioned Inter Ministerial Committee, the India Central Government was of the opinion that the use of Tricyclazole and Buprofezin involves health hazards to human beings, animals and the environment.
The India Central Government on 31 January 2020 released a draft order in regards to the use of Tricyclazole and Buprofezin as recited on Gazette of India edition 03 February 2020. The draft order was accompanied with notice that the aforementioned draft order shall be taken into consideration after expiry of a period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette of India containing the Order are made available to the public. The following is the draft order publishes by the Indian Central Government.
In line with the publishing of draft order concerning Tricyclazole and Buprofezin from the India Central Government, the European Commission in regulation (EU) 2016/1826 has previously disapproved the renewal (Banning) of active substance tricyclazole. Whilst, Buprofezin is currently still approved in European Commission with the Maximum Residue Level (MRLs) at 0.05 mg/kg for pepper.