TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA EXTRAORDINARY

PART-II, SECTION—3, SUB SECTION (ii)

         

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

NOTIFICATION  No. 59  (RE-2007) / 2004-2009

NEW DELHI, Dated: 30th November, 2007

 

S.O. (E)                In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of the Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act, 1992 read with paragraph 2.1 of the Foreign Trade Policy – 2004-09, the Central Government hereby amends Schedule – I (Imports) of the ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items, 2004-09 as under:

 

2.                     The Appendix II to Schedule 1 (IMPORTS) of ITC(HS) Classifications of Export and Import Items shall be amended to read as follows :

 

Category 1 Toxic chemical agents and other chemicals

 

1A  Import of the following chemicals is restricted and will be allowed only after obtaining permission from the National Authority, Chemical Weapons Convention, under Section 15 of the Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000:

                           (This corresponds to Schedule 1 to the Chemical Weapons Convention)

 

Note:   Where reference is made below to groups of di-alkylated chemicals, followed by a list of alkyl groups in parentheses, all chemicals possible by all possible combinations and alkyl groups listed in parentheses are considered prohibited unless explicitly exempted.

 

(CAS registry number)

 

(1)

O-Alkyl (<C10, incl. cycloalkyl) alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-phosphonofluoridates

 

 

 

 

 

e.g.

Sarin:

O-Isopropyl methylphosphonofluoridate   

(107-44-8)

 

 

Soman:

O-Pinacolyl methylphosphonofluoridate

(96-64-0)

 

(2)

O-Alkyl (<C10, incl. cycloalkyl) N,N-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphoramidocyanidates

 

 

e.g.

Tabun:

O-Ethyl N,N-dimethyl phosphoramidocyanidate

 (77-81-6)

 

(3)

O-Alkyl (H or <C10, incl. cycloalkyl) S-2-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-aminoethyl alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphonothiolates and corresponding alkylated or protonated salts

 

 

e.g.

VX:

O-Ethyl S-2-diisopropylaminoethyl methyl phosphonothiolate

 (50782-69-9)

 

(4)

Sulfur mustards:

 

 

2-Chloroethylchloromethylsulfide

(2625-76-5)

 

Mustard gas: Bis(2-chloroethyl)sulfide

(505-60-2)

 

Bis(2-chloroethylthio)methane

(63869-13-6)

 

Sesquimustard: 1,2-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)ethane

(3563-36-8)

 

1,3-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)-n-propane

(63905-10-2)

 

1,4-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)-n-butane

(142868-93-7)

 

1,5-Bis(2-chloroethylthio)-n-pentane

(142868-94-8)

 

Bis(2-chloroethylthiomethyl)ether

(63918-90-1)

 

O-Mustard: Bis(2-chloroethylthioethyl)ether

(63918-89-8)

 

(5)

Lewisites:

 

 

Lewisite 1: 2-Chlorovinyldichloroarsine

(541-25-3)

 

Lewisite 2: Bis(2-chlorovinyl)chloroarsine

(40334-69-8)

 

Lewisite 3: Tris(2-chlorovinyl)arsine

(40334-70-1)

 

 

(6)

Nitrogen mustards:

 

 

HN1: Bis(2-chloroethyl)ethylamine

(538-07-8)

 

HN2: Bis(2-chloroethyl)methylamine

(51-75-2)

 

HN3: Tris(2-chloroethyl)amine

(555-77-1)

 

(7)

Saxitoxin

(35523-89-8)

 

 

 

(8)

Ricin

(9009-86-3)

 

 

 

(9)

Alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphonyldifluorides

 

 

e.g.

DF:

Methylphosphonyldifluoride

(676-99-3)

 

 

 

(10)

O-Alkyl (H or <C10, incl. cycloalkyl) O-2-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-aminoethyl alkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphonites and corresponding alkylated or protonated salts

 

 

e.g.

QL:

O-Ethyl O-2-diisopropylaminoethyl methylphosphonite

 (57856-11-8)

 

 

 

(11)

Chlorosarin: O-Isopropyl methylphosphonochloridate

(1445-76-7)

 

 

 

(12)

Chlorosoman: O-Pinacolyl methylphosphonochloridate

(7040-57-5)

 

 

 

 

1B     Import of chemicals listed in 1B below is permitted only from State Parties to the Chemical       Weapons Convention

            (This corresponds to Schedule 2 to the Chemicals Weapons Convention)

The importer shall, for each import consignment, within 30 days of import, notify the details to the National Authority, Chemical Weapons Convention, Cabinet Secretariat; Ministry of External Affairs (D&ISA); Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and submit to the DGFT a copy of the bill of entry within 30 days of import.

 

 Note: Where reference is made below to groups of dialkylated chemicals, followed by a list of alkyl groups in parentheses, all chemicals possible by all possible combinations and alkyl groups listed in parentheses are included unless explicitly exempted.

 

1.         Amiton O,O-Diethyl S-[2-(diethylamino)ethyl)] phosphorothiolate and corresponding alkylated or protonated salts

 

2.         PFIB: 1,1,3,3,3,-Pentafluoro-2-(trifluoromethyl)-1-propene

 

3.         BZ: 3-Quinuclidinyl benzilate (*)

 

4.            Chemicals, except for those listed in Schedule 1, containing a phosphorus atom to which is bonded one methyl, ethyl or propyl (normal or iso) group but not further carbon atoms,

e.g.            Methylphosphonyl dichloride

                   Dimethyl methylphosphonate

Exemption:- Fonofos: O-Ethyl S-phenyl ethylphosphonothiolothionate

 

5.         N, N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) phosphoramidic dihalides

 

6.         Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) N, N-dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr)-phosphoramidates

 

7.         Arsenic trichloride

 

8.         2,2-Diphenyl-2 hydroxyacetic acid

 

9.            Quinuclidin-3-ol

 

10.       N,N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) aminoethyl-2 -chlorides and corresponding protonated salts

 

11.       N, N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) aminoethane-2-ols and corresponding protonated salts

Exemptions:            N,N-Dimethylaminoethanol and corresponding protonated salts

N,N-Diethylaminoethanol and corresponding protonated salts

 

12.       N, N-Dialkyl (Me, Et, n-Pr or i-Pr) aminoethane-2-thiols and corresponding protonated salts

 

13.            Thiodiglycol: Bis(2-hydroxyethyl) sulphide

 

14.            Pinacolyl alcohol: 3,3-Dimethylbutan-2-ol

 

A List of commercially important Schedule-2 Chemicals of  CWC is given below :

 

Sl. No.

Name of Chemical

Entry into Schedule

CAS (Chemical Abstract Service) Numbers

ITC(HS) codes

1.

2-Chloro N, N-Di-isopropyl ethylamine

2B10

4261-68-1

29211911

2.

Diethyl amino Ethanethiol

2B12

100-38-9

29221910

3.

O, O, Dimethyl Methyl Phosphonate

2B04

756-79-6

29209045

4.

2-Hydroxy N, N-Diisopropyl Ethylamine

2B11

96-80-0

29221111

5.

N, N-Diethyl Amino ethyl Chloride Hydrochloride

2B10

869-24-9

29221112

6.

Di-ethyl Amino ethanethiol Hydrochloride

2B12

1942-52-5

29221113

7.

Di-Methyl Amino ethyl chloride Hydrochloride

2B10

4584-46-7

29221114

8.

Di-Methyl Amino ethanethiol

2B12

108-02-1

29221115

9.

Di-Methyl Amino ethanethiol Hydrochloride

2B12

13242-44-9

29221116

10.

Phosphorothioic acid, S [2-(diethylamino) ethyl] O, O – diethyl ester

2A01

78-53-5

29201010

11.

1-Propene, 1,1, 3, 3, 3, - Pentafluoro – 2- (trifluoromethyl) (PFIB)

2A02

382-21-8

29033011

12.

Benzeneacetic acid, alphahydroxy – alpha-phenyl, 1 – azabicyclo [2.2.2.] oct-3-yl ester

2A03

6581-06-2

29392910

13.

Phosphonic Acid, Methyl-compound with (aminoimino methyl) urea (1: 1)

2B04

84402-58-4

29209047

14.

1-Propanaminium N, N, N-trimethyl – 3- [1-oxo-9 octadecenyl) amino]-. (Z)- methyl methylphosphonate

2B04

70055-71-9

29209048

15.

Phosphonic acid, [methyl bis (5-ethyl-2-methyl-2-oxido-1, 3, 2- dioxaphosphorinan-5-yl) methyl] ester

2B04

42595-45-9

29209051

16.

Phosphonic acid, [methyl-(5-ethyl-2-methyl 2-oxido-1,3,2-dioxaphosphorinan-5-yl) methyl] ester

2B04

41203-81-0

29209052

17.

Phosphonic acid, propyl-dimethyl ester

2B04

18755-43-6

29209053

18.

Phosphonous acid, methyl-diethyl ester

2B04

15715-41-0

29209054

19.

Phosphonic acid, ethyl-

2B04

6779-09-5

29209055

20.

Phosphonic acid, propyl-

2B04

4672-38-2

29209056

21.

Phosphinic acid, methyl-

2B04

4206-94-4

29209057

22.

Phosphonochloridic acid, methyl-, methyl ester

2B04

1066-52-0

29209058

23.

Phosphonothioic dichloride, ethyl-

2B04

993-43-1

29209061

24.

Phosphonic acid methyl-

2B04

993-13-5

29209062

25.

Phosphonic dichloride, methyl-

2B04

676-97-1

29209064

26.

Phosphonous dichloride, methyl-

2B04

676-83-5

29209065

27.

Phosphonic acid, ethyl-, diethyl ester

2B04

78-38-6

29209066

28.

Arsenous trichloride

2B07

7784-34-1

28121060

29.

Benzeneacetic acid, alpha-hydroxy-alpha-phenyl

2B08

76-93-7

29181910

30.

1-Azabicyclo (2.2.2.) octan-3-ol

2B09

1619-34-7

29333930

31.

Ethanamine, 2-Chloro-N, N-dimethyl-

2B10

107-99-3

29211914

32.

Ethanol, 2, 2’-thiobis-

2B13

111-48-8

29309091

33.

2-Butanol, 3, 3-dimethyl-

2B14

464-07-3

29051910

 

1C   Import of Chemicals as specified below is allowed from State Parties and Non State Parties to

the CWC subject to the condition that the importer shall, for each import consignment, within 30 days of import, notify the details to the National Authority, Chemical Weapons Convention, Cabinet Secretariat ; Ministry of External Affairs (D&ISA); Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and the Directorate General of Foreign Trade and submit to the DGFT a copy of the bill of entry within 30 days of import.

 

Sl.No.

Name of Chemical

Entry into Schedule

CAS Numbers

ITC (HS) codes

1.

Phosgene : ( Carbonyl  dichloride)

3A01

75-44-5

28121010

2.

Cyanogen chloride [(CN) C1]

3A02

506-77-4

28510091

3.

Hydrocyanic acid

3A03

74-90-8

28111910

4.

Chloropicrin: Trichloronitro-Methane

3A04

76-06-2

29049080

5.

Phosphorus Oxychloride

3B05

10025-87-3

28121030

6.

Phosphorus trichloride

3B06

7719-12-2

28121021

7.

Phosphorous Pentachloride

3B07

10026-13-8

28121022

8.

Trimethyl Phosphite

3B08

121-45-9

29209041

9.

Triethyl Phosphite

3B09

122-52-1

29209042

10.

Dimethyl Phosphite

3B10

868-85-9

29209043

11.

Diethyl Phosphite

3B11

762-04-9

29209044

12.

Sulphur monochloride

3B12

10025-67-9

28121042

13.

Sulphur dichloride

3B13

10545-99-0

28121043

14.

Thionyl Chloride

3B14

7719-09-7

28121047

15.

Ethyldiethanolamine

3B15

139-87-7

29221211

16.

Methyldiethanolamine

3B16

105-59-9

29221212

17.

Triethanolamine

3B17

102-71-6

29221300

 

3.                     This issues in public interest.

 

 

 

Sd/-

 (R.S. Gujral)

Director General of Foreign Trade

And Ex-Officio Additional Secretary to the Govt. of India

 

 

                                    (Issued from File No 01/89/180/Misc-100/AM-05/PC-IA)