The EPA Proposes Canceling Propoxur
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On July 1, 2015 the EPA released a statement on the request of all manufacturers to voluntarily cancel the registration of propoxur as part of EPA’s preliminary human health risk assessment.
Jim Jones, assistant administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Is quoted as saying “Today, we are taking strong steps to protect human health—especially the health of children—from this widely used insecticide,” said Jim “
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Products that contain the active ingredient propoxur that you will probably no longer be able to use or purchase. The active ingredient used under Propoxur; Baygon; Aprocarb; Sendran; Propoxure; Blattanex
Is your pest control business prepared to do with out propoxur and what preparations will you need to make and what are the alternatives.
Invader aerosol by FMC
Larva-Lur granualr bait by Zoecon
2% Propoxur by BASF
Illnesses Attributed to Products like Propoxur
Propoxur Acute (short-term) exposure of humans to propoxur by ingestion leads to cholinesterase inhibition of red blood cells and Chronic (long-term) inhalation exposure has resulted in depressed cholinesterase to levels.
See Propoxur Cholinesterase Inhibition explanation
Pesticide exposures, cholinesterase depression, and symptoms among North Carolina migrant farmworkers.
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