endosulfan


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endosulfan

an organochlorine insecticide. See chlorinated hydrocarbons.
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Though the government has allocated special funds for endosulfan victims, social activists say there are no long-term rehabilitation arrangement and medical facilities to support the victims.
pp'-DDT and endosulfan residue levels in fish from the Kiti River were in the same range as concentrations reported for fish from the Densu River basin in Ghana [20].
Regarding the reproductive system, it has been specified that Endosulfan has Teratogenicity effect and can inhibit the growth and death of the fetus [4].
Then they compared real-time measurements of endosulfan in the Everglades and Biscayne to the model's track of the endosulfan "plume" away from Homestead under matching meteorological conditions.
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 court acted on a petition filed by a political group from the southern state of Kerala, citing an increase in deaths and birth deformities in the Kasargode district where endosulfan was aerially sprayed on the cashew crop.
The nonprofit Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) reports that endosulfan poisons many endangered species and is highly toxic to land animals, birds, amphibians and fish.
Endosulfan, which has long been known to cause neurological and reproductive risks for fish, birds, as well as humans, was used continually until now due to its low cost and effectiveness.
Martinez is very critical of the way in which the Argentine industrial park was developed--small poultry slaughterhouses, sawmills, various pulp and paper factories--all along the bank of the Rio Uruguay, and he is especially critical of the new forms of agriculture production imposed with the onset of the world soy boom, a model that requires excessive use of agrochemicals (glyphosate, paraquat, endosulfan, parathion, and other chemicals produced almost exclusively by multinationals Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, and BASF).