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Toolkit for the Sound Management of DDT for Disease Vector Control

… declined, which is increasingly due to the development of insecticide resistance. DDT has been primarily used in the … elimination in India [7]. In malaria vectors, insecticide 7 resistance is rapidly spreading against pyrethroids, the dominant and most affordable insecticide class currently used for vector control. This …
02 Aug 2021 Document

Global trends in the production and use of DDT for control of malaria and other vector‑borne diseases

… Stockholm Convention. Keywords: Malaria, Leishmaniasis, Insecticide resistance, Vector control © The Author(s) 2017. … of indoor residual spraying, and the detected levels of insecticide resistance. In this respect, it is important to … in Northern Kwazulu-Natal, switching to a pyrethroid insecticide instead, but this policy change had a negative …
02 Aug 2021 Document

PIC Chemicals An Introduction to the Chemicals Listed in the Rotterdam Convention that are Subject to the Iinternational Legally-binding Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedure

… chemical was produced in large quantities for use as an insecticide. Its production and use have been widely … No. 57-74-9 Basis for Controls Production and use of this insecticide were widely controlled as early as 1968 because … CAS No. 6164-98-3 Basis for Controls Uses as an insecticide, acaricide, rodenticide and ovicide were …
02 Aug 2021 Document

Ridding the world of POPs - A guide to the Stockholm Convention on POPs

… Alpha hexachlorocyclohexane – Use of this chemical as an insecticide was phased out years ago, but it is a by-product … extensively to control termites and as a broad-spectrum insecticide on a range of agricultural crops.  Chloredecone … and insects living in agricultural soils.  Endrin – This insecticide is sprayed on the leaves of crops such as cotton …
02 Aug 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste

The 16 New POPs - An introduction to the chemicals added to the Stockholm Convention as Persistent Organic Pollutants by the Conference of the Parties

… and production Lindane has been used as a broad-spectrum insecticide for seed and soil treatment, foliar applications, … . Use and production PCP has been used as herbicide, insecticide, fungicide, algaecide, disinfectant and as an … of current global use. Use and production Endosulfan is an insecticide that has been used since the 1950s to control …
02 Aug 2021 Document

The SHPF toolkit - A toolkit to help you to monitor and report incidents of pesticide poisoning caused by Severely Hazardous Pesticide Formulations in your country under Article 6 of the Rotterdam Convention

… as part of a regional programme to combat pyrethroid insecticide resistance in the bollworm Helicoverpa armigera. … they take. Have they spent more on buying and applying an insecticide 58 The Severely hazardouS PeSTicide FormulaTionS … in cotton First developed in Australia to reduce hazardous insecticide use in large- scale cotton, the ‘food spray …
02 Aug 2021 Document

POPs and PIC Chemicals

… 5G; a microgranule (MG); Furadan 480 Flowable Systemic Insecticide; Furadan 480 F Systemic Liquid Insecticide. Synonyms: 2, 3-dihydro-2, … methylcarbamate. Uses: Carbofuran has been used as an insecticide in a wide range of fields including rice, banana, …
02 Aug 2021 Document

Ridding the world of POPs: a Guide to the Stockholm Convention Persitent Organic Polluants

… extensively to control termites and as a broad-spectrum insecticide on a range of agricultural crops. DDT – Perhaps … tobacco smoke and wood and coal smoke. Endrin – This insecticide is sprayed on the leaves of crops such as cotton … that give rise to dioxins and furans. Mirex – This insecticide is applied mainly to combat fire ants and other …
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Biodiversity for (Bio)technology under the Convention on Biological Diversity: bioprospecting partnership in practice

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POPs Review Committee – Listing new chemicals

… Lindane to Annex A Lindane was used as a broad-spectrum insecticide for seed and soil treatment, foliar applications, … Although the intentional use of alpha- and beta-HCH as an insecticide was phased out years ago, these chemicals are …
02 Aug 2021 Document in Chemicals and Waste