chlorpyrifos chlorpyrifos

Definition(s):

  • (n) a common organophosphate insecticide

Usage(s):

  • Gov't agency banning pesticide chlorpyrifos 11.

News

  1. 5 households advised to leave

    The Vermont Health Department has advised several people in the Rutland area to leave their homes within a week because of high pesticide levels used to treat bedbugs. The state suspended the license of Cary Buck of AAA Accredited Pest Control in North Clarendon, who's accused of spraying homes with the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been banned from indoor use since 2001. Vermont Health ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: WPTZ Burlington

  2. Attorney: Pesticides at WCMS violates federal law

    LIHUE — Atrazine, chlorpyrifos and bifenthrin somehow made it inside Waimea Canyon Middle School. And according to an attorney, federal regulations forbids it from ending up there.
    on July 14, 2013     Source: The Garden Island

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