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Ukraine: Chlorpyrifos Country Situation Report
The Chlorpyrifos Country Situation report is a part of the campaign to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without toxic substances of the International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN Toxics-Free SDGs Campaign).
The purpose of the Report is documenting information on the import and using chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl in Ukraine and providing information about government initiatives to minimize its use, substitution by alternative preparations or prohibit its use in order to prepare recommendations on public policy regarding preparations with the active ingredients chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl and supporting their inclusion in the list of substances of the Stockholm Convention on POPs.
To date, in Ukraine is allowed to use pesticides based on chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl. In the State Register of Pesticides and Agrochemicals Permitted for Use in Ukraine (data as of March 23, 2022), there are 51 formulations containing chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl with a registration period until 2031.
These reports were carried out as a part of IPEN's Toxics-Free Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Campaign and relate to SDGs # 2,3,6, 8, 14 and 15. Special thanks to IPEN's Eastern Europe, Caucasus, and Central Asia (EECCA) Senior Advisor Dr. Olga Speranskaya, the Regional Hub Eco-Accord, and the lead organization creating this report, Chemical Safety Agency, for their important contributions to the development and finalization of these reports.