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Table 2 Adoption of legal measures regarding DDT

From: Global trends in the production and use of DDT for control of malaria and other vector-borne diseases

Legal measures on DDT Total Parties Parties, by year
Number % Before 2001 2001–2004 2005–2008 2009–2012 Year not indicated
Production prohibition 69 (64) 30 20 3 8 8
Import prohibition 80 (74) 28 23 6 8 15
Export prohibition 63 (58) 24 24 4 5 6
Prohibition on agriculture use 89 (82) 37 20 6 7 19
Prohibition on public health use 73 (68) 34 15 5 7 12
Restriction on production and/or use 44 (41) 8 17 8 1 10
  1. Number (and %) of Parties that have adopted legal measures to control the production, import, export and use of DDT (out of 108 responding Parties). A sub-division is given to indicate the number of Parties according to the year of adoption or amendment of the legal measures