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phosmet

an organophosphorus insecticide used as a spray or pour-on to control ectoparasites.
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1995), dust levels of azinphos-methyl, chlorpyrifos, parathion, and phosmet were 3-15 times higher in farm homes compared with non-farm homes.
Phosmet is an organophosphate insecticide, which has the potential to damage the nervous system and is a potential carcinogen.
TABLE 71 GLOBAL PHOSMET PESTICIDE MARKET BY GEOGRAPHIC REGION, THROUGH 2014 ($ MILLIONS) 87
The suit alleges that EPA violated FIFRA safety standards by allowing workers to suffer unacceptably high exposures to phosmet and azinphos methyl.
Of the 16 pesticides included in the present study, 9 were reported in detail on the AHS phase 1 questionnaires (chlorpyrifos, coumaphos, diazinon, dichlorvos, fonofos, malathion, parathion, phorate, and terbufos); 6 were initially queried on the phase 1 take-home questionnaire checklist (acephate, dimethoate, disulfoton, ethoprop, phosmet, and tetrachlorvinphos); and a new chemical introduced in 1995 (tebupirimfos) was reported initially on the phase 2 questionnaire.
EPA's revocation of the food additive tolerances for benomyl on raisins and tomato products, mancozeb on raisins and bran of wheat, phosmet on cottonseed oil, and trifluralin on spearmint and peppermint oils does not affect the raw product tolerances for these four pesticides.
We measured concentrations of seven pesticides used extensively in agriculture (car-batyl, chlorpyrifos, chlorthal-dimethyl, diazinon, iprodione, phosmet, and simazine).
Cholinesterase inhibitors (149 entries, including phosmet, malathion, ethephon, and thiobencarb)
We did not detect 2,4-DB, diallate (cis-and trans-isomers), metolachlor, or the majority of organophosphorus insecticides (azinophos, diazinon, dibrom, disulfoton, ethion, fonofos, malathion, parathion, phorate, phosmet, or terbufos).
Other OP pesticides were also used on Yakima Valley crops in 1999 (USDA 2000): Phosmet was applied to Washington State apples and pears in estimated quantities of 46,000 pounds and 20,600 pounds, respectively; malathion was applied to apples and peaches in quantities of 22,300 pounds and 1,500 pounds, respectively; methyl-parathion was applied to apples and pears in quantities of 17,100 pounds and 1,400 pounds, respectively; and chlorpyrifos was applied to apples, pears, peaches, cherries, and grapes in quantities of 250,900 pounds, 28,300 pounds, 1,300 pounds, 20,600 pounds, and 8,000 pounds, respectively.
Significant correlations between urinary methyl metabolite levels and total methyl organophosphate (azinphos-methyl, phosmet, malathion) house dust levels were observed.