Pesticides Archive

  • University of California researchers may have discovered a way to disrupt the senses of mosquitoes. The researchers have discovered that certain chemicals such as hexanal and 2-butanone block CO2 receptors […]

    New powerful mosquito repellents

    University of California researchers may have discovered a way to disrupt the senses of mosquitoes. The researchers have discovered that certain chemicals such as hexanal and 2-butanone block CO2 receptors […]

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  • RSC is reporting that California is now being sued over the Department of Pesticide Regulations approval of the use of methyl iodide as a pesticide/herbicide.  The report predominantly covers the […]

    Controversy over approval of use of Methyl iodide

    RSC is reporting that California is now being sued over the Department of Pesticide Regulations approval of the use of methyl iodide as a pesticide/herbicide.  The report predominantly covers the […]

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  • The pesticide poisoning treatment Protopam Chloride or pralidoxime chloride has been approved for pediatric use.  According to the FDA press release, the treatment, which has been approved for use in […]

    Pesticide poisoning treatment approved for pediatric use

    The pesticide poisoning treatment Protopam Chloride or pralidoxime chloride has been approved for pediatric use.  According to the FDA press release, the treatment, which has been approved for use in […]

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  • FairWarning.com reports that the EPA may soon begin regulating pesticides as water pollutants. http://www.fairwarning.org/2010/06/epa-seeking-to-regulate-pesticides-as-water-pollutants/ This regulation would be in addition to the regulation already in place under the Federal Insecticide, […]

    Pecticides as regulated as water pollutants?

    FairWarning.com reports that the EPA may soon begin regulating pesticides as water pollutants. http://www.fairwarning.org/2010/06/epa-seeking-to-regulate-pesticides-as-water-pollutants/ This regulation would be in addition to the regulation already in place under the Federal Insecticide, […]

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