Insecticides and pesticides by U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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  • Insecticides -- Safety measures,
  • Pesticides -- Safety measures

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SeriesFact sheet - Consumer Product Safety Commission ; no. 18
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Pagination2 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14946537M

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The effects of artificial (and natural) pesticides on organisms other than the target organisms and on the environment in general have become increasingly important in recent years. This has been accentuated by the concerns over the damage these products can do to human health.

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larvae, maximum residual, and wash-off potential from rainfall. * Number of days after insecticide. Separation of pesticides by hazard and function is essential. Flammable pesticides should be stored separately from non-flammable pesticides, in a fire proof cabinet for example.

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Pesticide. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology publishes original scientific articles pertaining to the mode of action of plant protection agents such as insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, and similar compounds, including nonlethal pest control agents, biosynthesis of pheromones, hormones, and .The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization gives the following definition of Pesticides 4: ‘Pesticides refer to insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, disinfectants and any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying or controlling any pest, including vectors of human or animal disease, unwanted species of plants or animals causing harm during or otherwise.

Twenty-five synthetic pesticides are approved for organic use (compared with more than in conventional ag), and the toxicity of all pesticides used is reviewed by the National Organic.

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