At its fifth meeting held in 2011, the Conference of the Parties, by decision SC-5/3, adopted an amendment to Annex A to list technical endosulfan and its related isomers.

Furthermore, the Conference of the Parties adopted decision SC-5/4, on work programme on endosulfan, recognizing that suitable, cost-effective and safe alternatives need to be identified to facilitate the replacement of the use of endosulfan and noting the respective capabilities of developed and developing countries.