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close this bookCircle of poison - Pesticides and People in a Hungry World (Food First, 1981)
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View the documentPreface
View the documentChapter one - The circle of poison
View the documentChapter two - A victim every minute
View the documentChapter three - Dumping: Business as usual
View the documentChapter four - The pesticide boomerang
View the documentChapter five - Pesticides to feed the hungry ?
View the documentChapter six - The global pesticides super-market
View the documentChapter seven - Lubricating the sales machine
View the documentChapter eight - With the advice and consent of government
View the documentChapter nine - Breaking the circle of poison
View the documentBureaucracy glossary
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Appendix B

Costa Rica - 1978 Imports of Selected Pesticides

Pesticide

Expotter(s)

Importer(s)

Aldrin/Dieldrin

Shell

Ortho

DDT

Stauffer

Ortho

BHC

Hooker

Ortho

Lindane

Hooker


DBCP

Dow

Standard Fruit (Castle & Cooke)

Heptachlor/Chlordane

Velsicol

Ortho, Velsicol

Endrin

Velsicol

Ortho, Velsicol

Phosvel

Velsicol

Velsicol

Toxaphene

Hercules

Ortho/


Rohm & Haas


Malathion

FMC, Am. Cyanamid, Chevron

Ortho

Paraquat

Imperial Chemicals (ICI)

Standard Fruit (Castle & Cooke)

Parathion

Kerr-McGee, Bayer

Ortho

Silvex

Dow

Rohm & Haas

2,4-D

Dow, BASF


2,4,5-T

BASF


Source: Ministry of Agriculture
Government of Costa Rica