Decafetin is an obsolete organotin fungicide. Very little data is available regarding its environmental fate or ecotoxicology. It is moderately toxic to mammals if ingested, Decafetin is also a neurotoxin and irritant.
The following alerts are based on the data in the tables below. An absence of an alert does not imply the substance has no implications for human health, biodiversity or the environment but just that we do not have the data to form a judgement.
Human health High alert: Neurotoxicant
An obolete organotin fungicide that also had other applications include use as a wood preservative and insect repellent.
Example pests controlled
Root and stem rot; Blossom end rot; Club root
Sugarbeet; Vegetables; Fruit
Efficacy & activity
Considered obsolete but may be available in some countries
Introduction & key dates
UK regulatory status
UK COPR regulatory status
Date COPR inclusion expires
UK LERAP status
No UK approval for use
EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414)
EC Regulation 1107/2009 status
Date EC 1107/2009 inclusion expires
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS)
Listed in EU database
Approved for use (✓) under EC 1107/2009 in the following EU Member States
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