fipronil


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fipronil

(fip-rō'nil),
A phenylpyrazole parasiticide agent that is available as pourable topical solution and spray for flea and tick infestation in dogs and cats; mechanism of action is to disrupt chloride passage through gamma amino butyric acid-mediated channels in nerve cell membranes, resulting in terminal neurologic malfunction. Commercial solutions are flammable.
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"It was the perfect storm last year because the Fipronil contamination scare created a false market in the UK last summer, pushing prices up and then back down as soon as production in Holland came back.
Japan raised its reaction to one shipment from the Philippines in August last year that showed a shipment exceeded the allowable presence of the insecticide called fipronil, whose residue had gone beyond the MRL limit imposed by Japan's MLHW, even as it has further reduced its MRL on fipronil, from 0.01 parts per million to 0.005 ppm.
Product Drug Application Fleas Ticks Activyl indoxacarb monthly spot-on [check] Advantage Imidacloprid, monthly spot-on [check] II pyriproxyfen Bravecto fluralaner every three months [check] [check] topical Capstar nitenpyram as-needed oral [check] Comfortis spinosad monthly oral [check] Effipro fipronil monthly spot-on [check] [check] Frontline fipronil monthly spot-on or [check] [check] spray Revolution selamectin monthly spot-on [check] Seresto synthetic eight-month collar [check] [check] pyrethroids, flumethrin, imidacloprid Vectra dinotefuran monthly spot-on [check]
If I'm right, I would recommend either a Fipronil spray or some drops from your vet which will soon eradicate the menace.
Lou Johnson, North Tyneside A: There is no evidence to suggest that there is any resistance to the active ingredient in Frontline, fipronil. This drug does, however, have limitations when tackling a flea problem.
Taiwan has had many egg scares in the past, including expired eggs mixing with fresh eggs, and fipronil contaminated eggs.
The PBGEA had also sought the DA's assistance in resolving the Japanese government's implementation of 100 percent testing of Philippine banana exports in August 2018, following the discovery of some bananas from the Philippines that contained residues of Fipronil insecticides beyond the maximum limit imposed by Japanese food safety standards.
The association sought DA's assistance in resolving Japan's implementation of 100 percent testing of Philippine banana exports in August 2018 following the discovery of some bananas from the Philippines that contained residues of Fipronil insecticides beyond the maximum limit imposed by Japanese food safety standards.
They address risks for public health; residues of avoidable chemicals, including pesticides and additives; unavoidable chemical contaminants like toxic metals, marine biotoxins, and mycotoxins; the hazards associated with specific food categories, including meat, milk and dairy, fish, eggs, and honey; and case studies of hexachlorobenzene, dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, melamine, fipronil, heavy metals, and radionuclides.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday confirmed that the iceberg lettuce sold in local markets under the 'Vege 2 Fresh' brand has been contaminated with fipronil chemical, and wanted the sale of the product to be stopped immediately.
While numerous pesticides were detected at low levels, a half dozen--atrazine, acetochlor, meto-lachlor, imidacloprid, fipronil, and organophosphate insecticides--were predicted to be major contributors to toxicity.