US EPA - Administrator's Announcement
United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs

Administrator's Announcement

To protect the health and environment of all Americans, especially children, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the manufacturer of Dursban have agreed to eliminate the widely used pesticide for nearly all household purposes. Dursban, also known as chlorpyrifos, is the most widely used household pesticide product in the US.

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updated June 9, 2000