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Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos (CPS) is an organophosphate pesticide used on crops, animals, and buildings, and in other settings, to kill a number of pests, including insects and worms. It acts on the nervous systems of insects by inhibiting the acetylcholinesterase enzyme. Chlorpyrifos was patented in 1966 by Dow Chemical Company.


November 19, 2019
ADHD: Alarms Raised; Risks Ignored
August 05, 2019
Statement on the available outcomes of the human health assessment in the context of the pesticides peer review of the active substance chlorpyrifos
July 25, 2019
Chlorpyrifos: Playing Pesticide Politics with Children’s Health