organophosphate pesticide


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organophosphate pesticide

A phosphorus-rich organic compound–eg, parathion, that contain a halide which phosphorylates cholinesterase and irreversibly inhibits its activity Management Atropine, pralidoxime
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Organophosphate pesticide levels in blood and urine of women and newborns living in an agricultural community.
Organophosphate pesticides (OPs) are commonly used in conventional agriculture and whilst considered to be less persistent than the lipophilic and bioaccumulatic organochlorine pesticides they have replaced including DDT and dieldrin, they are associated with a number of negative health effects.
After organochlorine pesticides were found to bioaccumulate and cause ecosystem disturbances, the relative chemical instability and rapid degradation characterizing organophosphate pesticides (OPs) led to their increasing use in the agrochemical industry.
Exposures of Children to Organophosphate Pesticides and Their Potential Adverse Health Effects, 107 ENVT'L HEALTH PERSPECTIVES 409, 411 (1999), available at http://www.
Organophosphate pesticides are widely used for agriculture, vector control and domestic purposes.
Children who eat organically grown fruits and vegetables have only one-sixth the concentrations of organophosphate pesticide byproducts in their urine as children who eat conventionally grown produce have, says Cynthia L.
This scenario doesn't even include the particulates floating through the atmosphere, narrowing his small airways, or the peaches he was just fed, which contain residues of an organophosphate pesticide.
5 million cattle per year enter the United States from Mexico, they are routinely dipped in an organophosphate pesticide known as coumaphos.
Organophosphate pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in young Mexican-American children.
A highly toxic organophosphate pesticide called methamidophos was later detected in the dumplings or on their packages.
This organophosphate pesticide can impair the cognitive abilities of people exposed to it, says O'Hara.
lead, mercury, uranium); organophosphate pesticide metabolites; phthalate metabolites; and cotinine (a marker of exposure to tobacco and tobacco smoke).