Report on imports of PIC-listed chemicals for 2020

Information report on PIC-listed chemicals imported to the UK in 2020.

For other years and export reports go to Annual reporting on PIC exports and imports.

Version as of 12 April 2022.

Name of chemical in GB PIC list Exporting country Quantity imported (kgs)

1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

United States

40

1,2-dibromoethane (EDB)

India

25

2-Naphthoxyacetic acid

United States

0.4

Acephate

United States

0.002

Aldicarb

Switzerland

0.05

Arsenic compounds

Hong Kong, China
United States

57.4

Asulam

United Arab Emirates

92,640

Benzene

India
United States

174.8

Benzidine, its salts and benzidine derivatives

India
United States

2.9

Cadmium and its compounds

India
United States

22.5

Calciferol

United States

0.002

Carbofuran

Canada

0.005

Chlorate

United States

6.8

Chloroform

United States

172.94

Chlorpropham

India

18,000

Cholecalciferol

United States

0.001

Diazinon

United States

0.01

Dibutyltin compounds

United States

0.61

Dioctyltin compounds

United States

0.06

Diphenylamine

United States

0.1

DPX KE 459 (flupyrsulfuron-methyl)

Switzerland

0.00005

Ethylene dichloride (1,2-dichloroethane)

United States

39

Ethylene oxide

United States

0.000003

Fipronil

China

1

Glufosinate, including glufosinate-ammonium

United States

0.5

Indolylacetic Acid

China
Switzerland

9.5

Lead compounds

India
United States

996

Mercury compounds, including inorganic
mercury compounds, alkyl mercury compounds
and alkyloxyalkyl and aryl mercury compounds

United States

108

Nicotine

United States

8

Nonylphenols

India

19,304

Perfluorooctane sulfonic acid, Perfluorooctane
sulfonates, Perfluorooctane sulfonamides,
Perfluorooctane sulfonyls

Russian Federation

0.5

Permethrin

India

70,000

Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) except
hexabromo-biphenyl

United States

1.465

Propanil

United Arab Emirates

309,600

Simazine

United States

0.025

Thallium sulphate

China

2

Tributyltin Compounds

India
United States

41.8

Trichlorobenzene

United States

603

Triclosan

China

8

Triflumuron

United States

0.2

Triorganostannic compounds other than
tributyltin compounds

United States

1.56

Tris (2-chloroethyl) phosphate

China

250

Zineb

India
United Arab Emirates

268,800

 
Updated: 2022-05-05