End of the road for endosulfan: a call for action against a dangerous pesticide

This report presents compelling evidence of the considerable threats the pesticide endosulfan poses to human health and environmental integrity. In light of the evidence presented, it make a number of key recommendations to the World Health Organisation, national governments, and the agrochemical industry. Implementation of these recommendations will represent a significant step towards protecting people and the natural environment from this hazardous chemical. Endosulfan is an organochlorine pesticide used primarily to kill insects and mites on crops including tea, coffee, cotton, fruits, vegetables, rice and grains.