The announcement follows a lawsuit alleging that azinphos methyl
, known by the trade name Guthion, is harmful to the health of farmworkers.
The suit alleges that EPA violated FIFRA safety standards by allowing workers to suffer unacceptably high exposures to phosmet and azinphos methyl
Fenarimol (2,4'-dichloro-[alpha]-(pyrimidin-5-yl)benzhydryl alcohol) is a systemic fungicide and azinphos methyl (S-(3,4-dihydro-4-oxobenzo[d]-[1,2,3]-triazin-3-ylmethyl) O,O-dimethyl phosphorodithioate) is a non-systemic insecticide used to control chewing and sucking insects.
sulfoxide, fenarimol, and azinphos methyl in soils worldwide and no information about the effect of land use on sorption behaviour.
The first chemicals sacrificed under this stringent new system were the pesticides methyl parathion (banned from use on all fruits and many vegetables) and azinphos methyl
(reduced on peaches and pears) in 1999.
Farmers also are expected to apply about 193,000 pounds of azinphos methyl
this year, the other dangerous chemical that EPA regulators put a clamp on Monday.
is widely used in Washington orchards but has not been associated with any life-threatening poisonings or hospitalizations since the state surveillance system began in 1990.
33341-5), azinphos methyl, chlorpyrifos, and malathion to control pests.
azinphos methyl, phosmet) are applied to both crops to control coddling moth, using similar air blast spray systems, in similar settings of cultivation.
Last summer EPA took the first actions under the new law against two pesticides that posed the greatest threats to children at that time: methyl parathion and azinphos methyl
The agency is putting restrictions on azinphos methyl
and methyl parathion before concluding needed tests and risk assessments and before completing work on the 'science policies' that are intended to guide EPA in key FQPA implementation decisions.
Vroom pointed out that EPA is restricting azinphos methyl
and methyl parathion on the basis of incomplete date and before completing either the published risk assessment process or the 'science policies' intended to guide EPA in implementing FQPA, "Decisions by deadline, not sound scientific data, damage farmers because they lose valuable tools unnecessarily.