pyrethrin


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pyrethrin

Public health A topical insecticide used to manage head lice. See Head lice.
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Kenya has a clear advantage in this regard, having at one time controlled more than 70 per cent of global pyrethrin supply.We need to focus on higher production of safe foods and agro-products by paying attention to the condition of our soils, input quality, storage and value-addition.
Characteristics and magnitude of acute pesticide-related illnesses and injuries associated with pyrethrin and pyrethroid exposures--11 states, 2000-2008.
Oral prophylactic antibiotic therapy with cephalexin (33 mg/kg PO ql2h for 28 days) and enrofloxacin, and topical application of pyrethrin fly-repellent ointment around the periphery of the wound was started.
The seven other chairs were removed from the library, placed on the library's loading dock, treated with pyrethrin and wrapped in plastic, she said.
Biological growers have the optimal of accepting the suckling of armyworms or using an insecticide accepted for organic creation (such as a spinosad or pyrethrin) in emergency conditions.
Pyrethrin is obtained from chrysanthemum cinerarifolium flowers.
Pyrethrum extract (25% pyrethrin I and pyrethrin II) was purchased from Fluka Chemie (Buchs, Switzerland).
It sells its products in more than 60 countries and is a world leader in the development and distribution of the botanical insecticide, Pyrethrin, as well as a wide range of synthetic chemistries.
Among the hundreds of hazardous chemicals on-site were pyrethrin (a neurotoxin), chlorpyrifos (an insecticide) and calcium hypochlorite (a bleach)--all of which are toxic
Studies on the cross tolerance to DDT related compounds of pyrethrin resistant strains of Sitophilus granaries J.