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pyrethrin

(pīrē`thrĭn): see insecticideinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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EPA with detailed follow-up of reported pyrethrins incident cases (U.
Pyrethrins and pyrethroids: They are the most common compounds used to control bed bugs and other indoor pests.
On the advice of a pest control company, all eight chairs were removed and treated with a pesticide, pyrethrin, and the areas where the chairs were located were treated with the pesticide and vigorously vacuumed, she said.
Pyrethrin is obtained from chrysanthemum cinerarifolium flowers.
It sells its products in more than 60 countries and is a world leader in the development and distribution of the botanical insecticide, Pyrethrin, as well as a wide range of synthetic chemistries.
Among the hundreds of hazardous chemicals on-site were pyrethrin (a neurotoxin), chlorpyrifos (an insecticide) and calcium hypochlorite (a bleach)--all of which are toxic
Studies on the cross tolerance to DDT related compounds of pyrethrin resistant strains of Sitophilus granaries J.
Impact of aerial spraying of pyrethrin insecticide on Culex pipiens and Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) abundance and West Nile virus infection rates in an urban/suburban area of Sacramento County, California.
Lambda-cyhalothrin is a synthetic chemical analogue of pyrethrin, produced in the flowers of Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium [17].