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2011-02-10 14:57:37

When the EPA phased out the widespread residential use of chlorpyrifos and other organophosphorus (OP) insecticides in 2000-2001 because of risks to child neurodevelopment, these compounds were largely replaced with pyrethroid insecticides.

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2010-02-03 07:30:00

Pyrethroids, among the most widely-used home pesticides, are winding up in California rivers at levels toxic to some stream-dwellers, possibly endangering the food supply of fish and other aquatic animals.

2009-06-02 16:16:00

RUHENGERI, Rwanda, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it is initiating a partnership with a U.S.

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2008-08-04 09:05:00

Some pesticides very commonly used by homeowners and farmers alike may not be as safe as previously thought.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.