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the pattern of urination typical of male cats but occasionally seen in females; after backing up to a vertical surface and while holding their tail erect, they void urine in a stream posteriorly onto the object. A form of olfactory communication, especially territorial marking. Called also urine marking.

inappropriate spraying
spraying on household objects. A common behavioral problem in domestic cats that may be related to stress or overcrowding, but sometimes it is caused by urinary tract disease.

Patient discussion about spraying

Q. I am allergic to most of artificial perfumes and body sprays. is there is any method of treatment? If posible, also i need some advices about how to keep my body odour fresh and cool.

A. It depends what you mean by allergic. If you mean that all deodorants/ perfumes and such cause you skin rash - or eczema (a type of mild dermatitis), then it is a very known reaction to ingredients in those products that contain alcohol. You should buy only product that say 'anti-perspirant' on them, meaning they are less likely to cause such allergies. If you are suffering from mal body odur you should bathe twice a day (and use also an 'anti-perspirant' soap.) and consult a dermatologist on the proper treatment for you.

Q. I was told that platinum is used in fragrances for the fullness of the spray. Please tell me more! Three years ago I was diagnosed with off the lab chart levels of platinum in my body. I have no hobby or avenue for exposure other than my work. I have sold fragrances for over ten years. Even the Regional EPA Air Quality person doesnt know where I am getting this. I was told by a health director who made some calls. He told me that platinum is used in fragrances for the "fullness of the spray". Would you please tell me more about this? Thank you!

A. Thank you Joseph83! What list of materials shall I look at? I know that the FDA doesn't regulate these products; also, I wonder if there is a masking name for platinum. I have so much of this in me, it just has to come from somewhere! I'm amazed that the EPA SUPPOSEDLY doesn't know where its coming from either.

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Richard Liroff, a spokesman for the World Wildlife Fund, says, "We hang most of our argument" against DDT spraying on studies like Longnecker's.
Within the usual spraying conditions, each individual droplet of slurry ejected from the gun nozzle impinges a dry coating substrate.
Both homeowners had no trees on their property, but their properties were within 250 feet of a spray block, so they were notified of the spraying.
System uses shop air and can be modified to allow spraying different colors at the same time.
There is some controversy over research being done on effects of the spraying.
is now investigating airline spraying for "possible civil and criminal violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)," says Walker.
The first year it used an IPM approach, American Tree cut pesticide spraying by 73 percent.
Low-output, continuous-delivery machines for spraying or pouring, with hand-held, self-cleaning, light-weight guns.
But no data have been available showing on a population scale how the lower-level exposures that come from public health spraying of pesticides affect the large number of asthmatics that may live in a big city.
This is really one of the first reports that documents a connection between aerial malathion spraying and a pesticide-related illness.
Moreover, this aerial spraying had tended to coincide with the final stages of smoltification--the fish's transformation for life at sea.