chlorpyrifos


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a common organophosphate insecticide

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The present study aimed evaluating the ability for remediation of water containing the insecticide chlorpyrifos by means of constructed wetlands cultivated with the species Polygonum punctatum, Cynodon spp.
Despite this evidence, chlorpyrifos is still widely used in US agriculture.
The medical history of patient indicated that one month before the admission to our hospital, the patient had experienced confusion, hallucinations, hypersalivation, pallor, palpitation, sweating, dyspnea, involuntary urination and defecation, muscle fasciculation and piloerection symptoms, 20 minutes after ingestion of approximately 40 mL chlorpyrifos with the intent to commit suicide.
The genotoxicity of pesticides on fish in the present study after 24 h exposure was found to be in the order of cypermethrin, malathion, chlorpyrifos, lambda-cyhalothrin and buctril, in peripheral blood erythrocytes.
Bacterial population counts taken in chlorpyrifos enriched sample at different intervals like 2 days, 4 days and 7 days were 5.
The O, O-diethyl O-3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl phosphorothioate, is commonly known as Chlorpyrifos.
Chlorpyrifos has been available in the kingdom since long years and is registered for use as a termiticide.
Ten, 8, and 8 trees (replicates) were sprayed with chlorpyrifos, spinosad, and spirotetramat, respectively, and the remaining 9 trees were not treated and served as controls.
66% samples of brinjal contaminated with chlorpyrifos exceeded EU MRL of 0.
Insecticides, like Acetamiprid, Chlorpyrifos, Cypermethrin, Flubendiamide and Profenofos were detected in the vegetables; and specifically Chlorpyrifos and Cypermethrin were found to be above MRL.
In a 2013 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study, urine samples from 135 preschool children tested positive for three unwelcome chemicals: chlorpyrifos (99 percent of children), 2,4-D (92 percent) and permethrins (64 percent).
Joining methylmercury, lead, arsenic, PCBs, toluene and ethanol, according to the authors' updated list, are manganese, fluoride, DDT, chlorpyrifos, tetrachloroethylene and polybrominated biphenyl ethers.
Chlorpyrifos [0, 0-diethyl-o (3, 5, 6-trichloro-2-pyridil) phosphor-thioate] is a member of organophosphate class of pesticides that elicits broad spectrum insecticidal activity against a number of important arthropod pests (Racke, 1993) (8).