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.

S.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)

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