WHO Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES)

Report of the twentieth WHOPES working group meeting, WHO/HQ, Geneva, 20–24 March 2017

Review of Interceptor G2 LN, Dawaplus 3.0 LN, Dawaplus 4.0 LN, Sumilarv 2 MR, Chlorfenapyr 240 SC

WHO/Department of control of neglected tropical diseases

Publication details

Editors: Dr R. Yadav/WHOPES
Number of pages: v, 122 p.
Publication date: September 2017
Languages: English
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The 20th meeting of the WHOPES Working Group, an advisory group to the World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES), was held at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 20 to 24 March 2017.

The Working Group reviewed three long -lasting insecticidal net products for the prevention and control of malaria: Interceptor G2 LN of BASF, Germany; DawaPlus 3.0 LN and DawaPlus 4.0 LN of Tana Netting, United Arab Emirates; one mosquito larvicide: SumiLarv 2 MR of Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. , Japan; and re-evaluated Chlorfenapyr 240 SC of BASF, Germany. The Working Group made recommendations on the use and further evaluation of each of these products.