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12/02/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

NDEA is known by many names, but its correct and proper description is n-Nitrosodimethylamine. Older literature on the subject lists

11/30/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

There are six esters that comprise the organic pesticides known either as pyrethrum or pyrethrin. The difference between the names

11/30/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Sodium sulfite is a food additive meant to preserve the freshness of various items. Its use was quite rampant during

11/30/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Broken down to its essentials, antimony is derived from two Greek words, anti and monos, roughly translating into “a metal

11/30/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

MCPA is a systemic phenoxy herbicide classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a slightly toxic compound, listing

11/21/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Trichlorfon is a selective insecticide, targeting only cockroaches, crickets, silverfish, bedbugs, fleas, cattle grubs, flies, ticks, leafminers, and leaf-hoppers. Toxicologists

11/18/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

For as long as there have been crops, there have been pests that love to gnaw on them. Farmers have

11/17/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Is there anything more exciting and retro than the name “Fast Green FCF”? It calls to mind images of disturbingly

11/17/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Phenmedipham is a carbamate ester that is utilized for weed control. The emulsifiable concentrate is mostly utilized as a postemergence

11/16/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Parathion-methyl is both an insecticide and acaricide (used to kill mites and ticks) that is labeled as being under “restricted