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Ethnobotany Garden - "The role of plants in society"
... the seed (botanically a cone) is the only part of the plant that is not highly toxic and poisonous. However it is unlikely it ever served as a significant food source for ...
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Lead in Drinking Water
... drinking water for good reason. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) calls it, "a highly toxic metal the agency considers a major public health threat" (1). It can cause damage to ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - 2,4-D
... The diethylamine salt is toxicity class III- slightly toxic orally, but toxicity class I- highly toxic by eye exposure. It bears the Signal Word DANGER ... : Effects on birds: 2,4-D is slightly toxic to wildfowl and slightly to moderately toxic to birds. The LD50 is 1000 mg/kg ... Effects on aquatic organisms: Some formulations of 2,4-D are highly toxic to fish while others are less so. For example, the ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - 4-AMINOPYRIDINE
... as grain baits or as a powder concentrate. Toxicological Effects: Acute toxicity: 4-Aminopyridine is highly toxic to mammals. The central nervous system is strongly excited by 4-aminopyridine. Based on observations ... are not poisonous to predators [8,30]. Ecological Effects: Effects on birds: 4-Aminopyridine is highly toxic to birds. The 8-day dietary LC50 is 447 ppm in Japanese quail, 316 ppm ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - ACETOCHLOR
... is considered a restricted use pesticide (RUP) with a toxicity classification of I (Highly toxic). Check with specific state regulations for local restrictions which may apply. Products containing ... under normal temperatures and pressures, thermal decomposition products may include toxic oxides of nitrogen and carbon and toxic and corrosive fumes of chlorides (208). Exposure Guidelines: ADI:0 ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - ALDICARB
... - highly toxic. Products containing aldicarb bear the signal word DANGER-POISON on the label. Chemical Class: carbamate Introduction: Aldicarb, a member of the carbamate class of chemicals, is an extremely toxic ... some through milk in cows [5]. Ecological Effects: Effects on birds: Aldicarb is very highly toxic to birds. The greatest exposure to the organisms is through the ingestion of ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - AMETRYN
... CAUTION. The EPA classifies it as Toxicity Class III, slightly toxic (49). TOXICOLOGICAL EFFECTS Acute Toxicity: Ametryn is slightly toxic to humans. Symptoms of acute exposure to high doses ... l (49, 50). Ametryn is highly toxic to crustaceans and moderately to highly toxic to mollusks (8). Effects on Other Animals (Nontarget species): Ametryn is only slightly toxic to bees (49). ENVIRONMENTAL FATE ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - AZINOPHOS-METHYL
... highly toxic. Products containing azinphos-methyl bear the Signal Words DANGER and POISON. Chemical Class: OP insecticide Introduction: Azinphos-methyl is a highly persistent, broad spectrum insecticide. It is also toxic ... toxicity: Azinphos-methyl is one of the most toxic of the organophosphate insecticides [2,23]. It is highly toxic by inhalation, dermal absorption, ingestion, and eye contact ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - BENOMYL
... Introduction: Benomyl is a systemic, benzimidazole fungicide that is selectively toxic to microorganisms and to invertebrates, especially earthworms. It is ... that benomyl is moderately toxic to this species [4]. Effects on aquatic organisms: Benomyl is highly to very highly toxic to fish. The ... fields to any significant extent [2,11]. It is highly persistent. When applied to turf, it has a half- ...
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EXTOXNET PIP - BENSULIDE
... toxic to aquatic invertebrates like the amphipod Gammarus lacustrus [6]. The calculated bioconcentration is low and it is not expected to bioaccumulate [6]. Effects on other organisms: Bensulide is very highly toxic to bees [13]. The LD50 of bensulide is 0.0016 mg per bee [13]. Environmental Fate: Breakdown in soil and groundwater: Bensulide is highly persistent in both ...
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