carbaryl

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car·bar·yl

(kar'bă-ril),
A cholinesterase-inhibiting contact insecticide. A pediculicide and ectoparasiticide. Toxic to humans, causing nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bronchoconstrictions, blurring vision, excessive salivation, muscle twitching, cyanosis, convulsions, coma, respiratory failure.

carbaryl

A carbamate pesticide used to kill caterpillar apple pests and incorporated in lotions and shampoos used to get rid of head and pubic lice. It has an ANTICHOLINESTERASE action. A brand name is Calyderm

carbaryl

carbamate insecticide used widely in companion animals to control ectoparasites.
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The kicker that made me want to respond regarded mites and lice, spraying diesel fuel on the roosts and bedding, and dusting the birds in toxic Sevin dust.
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