carbofuran


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A broad-spectrum anticholinergic pesticide/insecticide sprayed by air to protect various crops—e.g., alfalfa, rice, grapes, and cotton
Toxicity Most commonly affecting farm workers—N&V, headache, muscle weakness, tearing, salivation, bradycardia, diaphoresis, pupillary contraction (miosis)

carbofuran

N-methyl-carbamate Occupational medicine A broad-spectrum anticholinergic pesticide/insecticide sprayed by air to protect various crops–eg alfalfa, rice, grapes, and cotton Toxicity Most commonly affecting farm workers–headache, N&V, muscle weakness, tearing, salivation, bradycardia, diaphoresis, miosis

carbofuran

a carbamate acaricide and nematocide.
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A bird discovered at Edmunbyers in County Durham had died from poisoning by Carbofuran, one of the most toxic of pesticides, which is banned in the EU.
A bird discovered at Edmundbyers in County Durham had died from poisoning by Carbofuran, one of the most toxic of pesticides which is banned in the EU.
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Agrochemicals, including monocrotophos, phosphamidon, carbofuran, diazinon, carbosulfan, endosulfan, parathion, dichlorvos, and methomyl, were found in the stomach contents of 222 birds; gunshot wounds, trauma (road kill or fracture), or miscellaneous (cachexia, dehydration, or suffocation) were the cause of death for 12, 103, and 32 birds, respectively.
We have had con[euro]rmation, including from independent toxicologists, that the poisons identi[euro]ed in the toxicology report - carbofuran and aldicarb - are fast-acting.
Lab tests came back positive for Carbofuran, a pesticide Alvin Sowinski was licensed to use.
Group Compound Pyrethroids bifenthrin, lambda-cyhalothrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, esfenvalerate, deltamethrin and fenpropathrin Organochlorines alpha-BHC, beta-BHC, gamma-BHC, delta-BHC, p,p'-DDE, p,p'-DDD, p,p'-DDT, aldrin, gamma-chlordane, alpha-chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, endrin ketone, endosulfan I, endosulfan II, endosulfan sulfate, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide and methoxychlor Organ ophosphates chlorpyrifos, malathion, tebupirimphos, dichlorvos, diazinon, terbufos Carbamates carbaryl, carbofuran Table 3.
The pesticide, identified as carbofuran, was found in samples of the food.
Investigations showed that the storks were poisoned by water in the wetland, which was confirmed to be tainted with carbofuran, one of the most toxic carbamate pesticides.
Police found three containers of highly toxic carbofuran when they searched Tom McKellar's home in Bridge of Orchy, Argyll.

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