chlorpyrifos


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A highly toxic crystalline acetylcholinesterase-inhibiting organophosphate insecticide used to control insect pests. It is a neurotoxin and suspected endocrine disruptor, and has been associated with asthma, reproductive and developmental toxicity, and acute toxicity

chlorpyrifos

an organophosphorus insecticide used widely for the control of ectoparasites on animals and in the treatment of their environment.
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Two major soil types (Urrbrae red brown earth and Wiesenboden self-mulching black earth from the Waite Agricultural Research Institute) of South Australia that had no history of chlorpyrifos application were used in the study.
Its report said: "The amateur home garden uses of chlorpyrifos should be revoked because sufficient data on the exposures of users had not been provided.
The EPA's toll-free National Pesticide Telecommunications Network telephone line ((800) 858-7378) is taking calls from people who believe they have been exposed to Dursban or chlorpyrifos.
In contrast to the combination of BaP plus dexamethasone, cotreatment of BaP plus chlorpyrifos produced interactions primarily involving cell growth parameters rather than cell numbers.
While chlorpyrifos has demonstrated activity in controlling the pepper weevil (Schuster et al.
Chlorpyrifos was 24th on the list with 232,507 pounds reported in 2007.
Chlorpyrifos is an organic phosphorous insecticide used on apples and pears.
The US government announced the ban on chlorpyrifos after new evidence showed it was potentially lethal to humans.
White's solution calls for applying a latex coating of chlorpyrifos beneath the burlap skirts.
In a telephone interview, a DowElanco spokesperson said that the spray, which contains the chemical chlorpyrifos, does not lead to birth defects.
com/research/mwlxzq/production_and_mar) has announced the addition of the "Production and Market of Chlorpyrifos in China" report to their offering.
The target analytes were carbaryl, propoxur, chlordane ([alpha] - and [gamma] - isomers), methoxychlor, chlorpyrifos, diazinon, cyfluthrin (four chromatically resolved isomers), cypermethrin (four chromatically resolved isomers), permethrin (cis- and transisomers), piperonyl butoxide, dacthal, simazine, and trifluralin.