New Report Distorts Truth About Pesticides
...thcart. "Because of their superior
safety profile, pyrethrins and pyrethroids have been the replacement
ingredients of choice following the removal of chlorpyrifos
organophosphates from the marketplace. Pyrethrins and pyrethroids have
helped to provide public health benefits by controlling pests that ca...
Chlorpyrifos Affects Mental Development of Foetus
...age three, the children with the highest levels of chlorpyrifos
at birth (upper 20th percentile) had significantly...indicate that prenatal exposure to the insecticide chlorpyrifos
not only increases the likelihood of developmental.... Prior research findings have shown that prenatal chlorpyrifos
exposure can reduce birth weight and length. The r...
Go organic to be low on pesticide residues!
In his initial research, Dr. Lu and his colleagues specifically measured the exposure of two organophosphorus pesticides (OP) - malathion and chlorpyrifos
- in 23 elementary students in the Seattle area by testing their urine over a 15-day period.
The study sample consisted of children of ages 3 t...
American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009
...lly, occupants were surveyed regarding pesticide use and housing factors. The most frequently detected pesticides, after permethrin (89 percent), were chlorpyrifos
(78 percent); chlordane (74 percent); piperonyl butoxide (52 percent); cypermethrin (46 percent); and fipronil (40 percent). While in most cases, the ...
Pesticides in the nation's streams and ground water
...SGS data in its risk assessments for the reevaluation of diazinon, chlorpyrifos, cyanazine and alachlor. Uses of three of these pesticides (diazinon, chlorpyrifos
and cyanazine) have now been significantly limited, and usage of alachlor was voluntarily reduced and largely replaced by a registered alternative. ...