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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An insecticide standard consisted of 5 g carbofuran
(Furadan[R] 3G, Bayer CropScience, Bogota, Colombia) per plant.
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.
Pupae of carbofuran
resistant strain showed higher GST activity of 0.
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
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.